Cumberland Council has greenlit the improvement of facilities at the activity centre, a scheme that forms part of a £11.5m regeneration strategy for the Cumbria town.
Eric Wright Civil Engineering started work yesterday on the £27m project’s second phase, which will see The Pools and the empty Staples building torn down off James Street.
Gleeson Homes is eyeing up the 19-acre site off Uldale View to deliver a mix of detached, semi-detached, and terraced properties in the Cumbrian town.
Also approved was a SEND school extension, as well as enabling works to get the Workington Gateway Project underway.
The Ministry of Defence has hired main contractor McLaughlin & Harvey to construct an 807,300 sq ft distribution centre in Longtown.
Zeroing in on 12.5 acres of agricultural land off Cross Croft in Appleby-in-Westmorland, the housebuilder has lodged an application to construct a new neighbourhood.
Penrith Farmers & Kidds will relocate from its existing head office at the town’s Auction Mart to occupy the 8,300 sq ft complex off Mile Lane.
Atkinson Building Contractors hopes to address the “chronic under-delivery of affordable housing in Ambleside” with its plans for the three-acre field situated between Loughrigg Park and Borrans Road.
Construction of a 124-tonne temporary bridge over River Caldew is enabling the next stage of work on the eight-kilometre road.
Gleeson Homes can get to work to deliver the properties off St Michaels Drive in Longtown, while a 200-acre plot off Leaps Rigg in Walton will be transformed to create a 49.9MW facility.
Novus Renewable Services is eyeing up a plot off Riddings Lane in Gleaston to create the 49.9MW facility, able to provide electricity for more than 12,400 homes.
Cumberland Council has submitted plans to create a cultural community hub alongside an enhanced public realm at Market Square as part of its revitalised town initiative.
Sandgate School in Kendal will nearly double in size at the Appleby Road campus it shares with The Queen Katherine School.
Energi Generation’s 250 MW facility would be delivered on a six-acre plot at Town House Farm near Old Hutton.
The former Natwest bank on St George’s Road is to be converted as part of the Cumbria town’s £20.6m government funding package.
Councillors went against officer recommendation to reject Burlington Stone and Zip World’s application for a tourist attraction at Elterwater Quarry.
The auditorium of the Events Centre at The Sands in Carlisle is the only part of the building with the lightweight concrete.
Digital technology and advanced manufacturing businesses would have access to around 12,000 sq ft of lettable office and workshop space under the area’s latest Town Deal proposal.
Westmorland and Furness Council have received the go-ahead to repair the Rigmaden Bridge in Kirkby Lonsdale, two years after structural issues led to its closure.
Wastewater at manufacturer Holmen Iggesund’s Workington mill will be cleaned and processed in order to create renewable energy to power the company’s operations.
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