A £35m project to restore and convert the grade one-listed Doddington Hall in Nantwich into a 120-bedroom hotel and spa can finally go ahead after a decision to refuse plans for 112 homes on the estate was overturned on appeal.
The Chester-based industrial developer has bought the 2.8-acre former For Farmers manufacturing and warehousing facility on Crewe Gates Industrial Estate to redevelop into a 54,000 sq ft industrial scheme.
The Government has stumped up £700,000 to help deliver a low-carbon smart energy system at Ellesmere Port, touted as a blueprint for creating cheaper, cleaner energy for power, heating and transport across the UK.
Developer Bruntwood Sci-Tech has let space at the grade two-listed Tenant’s Hall, previously a conference centre at the science and technology park near Nether Alderley, to village pub operator the Cheshire Pub Co.
Local businessman Robert Smethurst, who has acquired the assets of defunct Cheshire football club Macclesfield Town, plans to make the newly formed Macclesfield FC financially viable by improving its Moss Rose ground.