Baxi Site Padiham May 2018

Padiham public realm spend approved

A £2m package to improve public realm in the Lancashire town, linking with the development of the former Baxi site, has been confirmed.

Blackpool Airport EZ Aerial

Blackpool seeks approval for £28m EZ investment

Blackpool Council’s executive committee will be asked this month to approve a £28.8m investment over three years that will deliver infrastructure for the town's Airport Enterprise Zone masterplan.

Ged Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald departs Liverpool City Council

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Neil Tague

A year after his arrest saw him first step back from his duties, before being formally suspended in September, Ged Fitzgerald has formally resigned as chief executive of Liverpool City Council.

Infrared Shed Sale

M6 corridor portfolio sold for £320m

InfraRed Capital Partners has exchanged contracts on the sale of the 4.5m sq ft Powerhouse portfolio of light industrial units, to real estate funds managed by Blackstone and M7 Real Estate.

Preston Road 2

Land assembly starts on £190m Preston road scheme

Land assembly and compulsory purchase orders for a 4.3km dual carriageway to the west of Preston, connecting the A583 Preston to Blackpool Road at Lea with a new Junction 2 on the M55, are due to start after being approved by Lancashire County Council.

KF Delph Court St Helens Lower Res

Network Space shifts portfolio for £42m

The Newton-le-Willows developer has sold a 630,000 sq ft industrial portfolio to investor Colombia Threadneedle for £41.9m, reflecting a net initial yield of 6.37%.

LCR SHELMA SREA

Liverpool edges towards spatial framework

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Neil Tague

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and West Lancashire Council have published a draft Strategic Housing and Employment Land Market Assessment, a key stage in putting together its Single Spatial Framework to guide development up to 2037.