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BUDGET 2021 | Mixed fortunes for ‘levelling up’ hopes

Dan Whelan

Towns such as Bolton, Cheadle, Preston and Southport were awarded a share of £186m from the Government’s £3.6bn Towns Fund, but today's Budget stopped short of allocating significant new money for North West projects. 

BUDGET 2021 | Freeport status for Liverpool

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Sarah Townsend

The Port of Liverpool’s ‘freeport’ designation, removed in 2012, has been reinstated in the Chancellor’s budget announcement today, and is expected to bring investment, trade and jobs to the city region.

Goodison Park

Goodison Park legacy project signed off 

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Dan Whelan

After approving Everton’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock two miles away, Liverpool City Council voted in favour of the club’s £82m plan to redevelop its current home into a mixed-use scheme featuring 173 homes and 51,000 sq ft of offices. 

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Everton stadium unanimously approved 

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Dan Whelan

The club has taken a huge step towards realising its ambition to relocate from Goodison Park to a 53,000-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock in Liverpool, after councillors brushed aside heritage-related concerns and granted the scheme planning consent.  

Anwyl Pall Mall

Ridgeback acquires second North West scheme

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Dan Whelan

Ridge Liverpool, an entity of the UK build-to-rent developer, has acquired 30-36 Pall Mall in Liverpool from Anwyl Construction and is pressing ahead with previously consented plans to build 336 apartments on the plot.

Estuary Commerce Park Liverpool

Pair of Liverpool sites sold by Network Space

Sarah Townsend

The industrial developer has sold plots at Brookfield Business Park in Aintree and Estuary Commerce Park in Speke to 4th Industrial, a venture backed by TPG Real Estate Partners, as part of a £40m UK-wide deal.