Images 2017

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The year featured a range of eclectic proposals; the spate of high-rise projects planned in city centres continued, and images also emerged of some small but beautifully formed designs which, here's hoping, are due to start on site in 2018.

Cheshire East launches consultants framework

The local authority has issued a contract notice, highlighting its intention to create a consultants framework worth up to £3.8m to support construction activity.  

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Councils seek design team for history centres

Cheshire West & Chester and its neighbouring local authority Cheshire East have launched procurement for a design team to deliver proposed history centres in Chester and Crewe.

Liverpool Skyline

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The prize for the site office with the best view has to go to developer Primesite, for its office-to-resi conversion on the Liverpool waterfront.

Cheshire Lakes

Cheshire Lakes plan receives third refusal

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The revised planning application for a watersports centre in a disused quarry in Cheshire has once again been refused, with councillors going against the recommendation to finally approve the project two years after its first submission.

Snook Fulwood House

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Fancy owning a home picked apart on TV by Kevin McCloud? This grand design by Neil Dawson of Snook Architects could be yours if you have £1.2m to spare...

Mayfield Food Fair Artist Impression April 2017

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Neil Tague

U+I boss Richard Upton’s an impressive character, with an intense style of public speaking that puts one in mind of Terrance Stamp. So even if the ‘meanwhile’ use for the former Mayfield station didn’t look good, he’d manage to big it up.