Loushers Lane Illustrative Masterplan

Loushers Lane site earmarked for housing

Sarah Townsend

Widnes-based company Premier Loushers has secured outline planning consent to redevelop a site in Latchford, Warrington, into 140 homes.

Morbaine Student Accommodation

Morbaine succeeds with 244-bed hotel

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Sarah Townsend

The developer, whose plans for student housing on Hooley Way in Chester were refused in 2017, has won approval for a 100,000 sq ft hotel instead on the same site.

Stuart Redfern Concert Living

Concert Living hires commercial manager

Sarah Townsend

The private residential arm of Leyland-based housing association Progress Housing has appointed Stuart Redfern to manage its build contracts.

Weaver Shipyard CGI

Weaver Shipyard steers onward course

Sarah Townsend

The developer of a project to build 83 homes and a marina on a brownfield site in Northwich is drawing up a detailed application to bring forward the scheme, after winning outline consent this week.

Wango Lane Aintree Housing

Mullberry tries again to expand at Wango Lane

Blackburn-based developer Mullberry Homes has moved to increase the size of its Aintree residential development by 10 units, two years after it won approval from Sefton Council for 43 homes on the 4.6-acre site. 

Rishi Sunak At His Desk

Sunak’s stimulus to help housing and hospitality

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Dan Whelan

Chancellor Rishi Sunak unveiled measures to boost the economy, including raising the stamp duty threshold to stimulate the residential market, offering £2bn to retrofit homes, and reducing VAT for bars and restaurants as they reopen after lockdown. 

Heyrod Street Packaged Living

Latest Piccadilly East scheme moves forward

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Dan Whelan

A joint venture between build-to-rent developer Packaged Living and investment manager Fiera Real Estate has lodged plans for 350 apartments on Heyrod Street in the Piccadilly East area of Manchester after buying the plot for £6m this year.