Building Better, an alliance of 29 housing associations and councils, has appointed six firms, including Wirral-based Starship Homes, to a dynamic purchasing system for 2D panelised solutions.
The programme will allow surveys to be carried out as Wirral Council lines up a 2023 start for the flagship project, billed as “Birkenhead’s High Line”.
The housebuilder’s North West division has submitted a reserved matters application for 270 homes north of Brackenway.
Housebuilder Anwyl Homes Lancashire had sought to build 233 homes at Widnes Golf Club, in a plan that would have reduced the venue to a nine-hole course.
The six-storey department store in the Owen Owen Building will have an Italian restaurant, rooftop brasserie, and a Pan-Asian eatery – as well as a bar.
Third-party logistics provider Lloyd Fraser has signed a five-year lease on a 43,000 sq ft unit at Whitehouse Vale Industrial Estate in Runcorn.
Under Anwyl Partnerships’ ownership, the site off Prescot Road in Eccleston is set to become a housing development.
Part of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s successful Levelling Up Fund bid, the money will create segregated cycle lanes and pedestrian spaces as well as replace broken paving slabs.
Sciontec is launching a consultation for its new office proposal at Paddington Village.
A roundup of political wins and losses in the region from 5 May’s local elections, including the leader of Oldham Council losing her seat and a huge win for Labour in Cumbria.
The housebuilder has submitted an application to build 151 homes on land between the M56 and Chester Road after the 17-acre site was removed from Halton’s Green Belt.
A Brazilian-Japanese fusion restaurant is to open a 13,000 sq ft venue in Spinningfields four years after Artisan closed its doors.
“Parkside will become an exemplar of how to futureproof a large, complex project of this type,” said John Downes, chairman of the Parkside Regeneration joint venture between St Helens Council and Langtree.
Six projects have claimed the regional architecture prize and will be up for the Royal Institute of British Architects’ National Awards in June.
Hemsec Manufacturing and City Plumbing have signed for a combined 91,000 sq ft at Interchange in Huyton.
Sefton Council’s refusal of a £33m community hub and housing development will be examined by a planning inspector, with statements due to be filed in the next month.
Radisson is returning the grade two-listed building back to its original use, opening the fifth UK location for its upscale and playful Radisson RED brand.
Australian company Blackmagic Design and China-based Geek+ have taken space at the £17.8m innovation hub, part of Sci-Tech Daresbury.
The Jones family wants to build the houses on a nine-acre site off Elton Head Road in Lea Green, but looks set to be stymied by Green Belt protection.
Also greenlit during Tuesday’s planning meeting: Sourced’s proposal for 392 apartments off Blackstock Street and Equity Group and the Elliot Group’s 274-bed hotel.
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