Daresbury Project Violet

Work starts on £17.8m Project Violet

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Dan Whelan

Contractor Willmott Dixon has started building the 42,000 sq ft speculative office scheme at Sci-Tech Daresbury, south-west of Warrington, after the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority invested £8.4m in the project. 

Royal Arcade Crewe

Demolition kicks off in Crewe

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Neil Tague

Clearance of the vacant shops at the Cheshire town's Royal Arcade site has begun, as the long-awaited £48m town centre project takes shape.

PLP Ellesmere Port Aerial

PLP starts on 228,000 sq ft in Ellesmere Port

Sarah Townsend

The developer – a joint venture between Peel Logistics Property, asset manager Mira Real Estate and Canadian investor Ivanhoé Cambridge – has begun construction of two speculative logistics warehouses at a site in Cheshire.   

Fence Avenue Kings School Barratt

Trio to start Kings School homes in September

Dan Whelan

Housebuilders Barratt and David Wilson Homes, with housing association Torus, are to deliver a recently approved scheme to redevelop part of the school's estate on Fence Avenue in Macclesfield, ahead of its move to a £60m campus in Prestbury. 

Belong Birkdale 1

Belong ditches Cruden on Birkdale

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Dan Whelan

The care home developer has terminated the pre-construction agreement it signed with the ailing contractor and begun the search for another company to build the scheme, as Cheshire-based Cruden braces itself for administration.