MCI Developments, part of housebuilder Keepmoat Homes, can start building out a 45-strong affordable homes project after a two-year delay, following Cheshire East Council's approval of a revised highways plan.
Anwyl Homes’ Lancashire division is eyeing a start on site this year for the first phase of a 250-home development next to Winnington Business Park in Northwich, after securing consent from Cheshire West & Chester Council.
Requests for funding to develop an enterprise zone around the Crewe HS2 station, and grow the life sciences and renewable energy clusters at Alderley Park and Ellesmere Port, are included in the LEP’s submission to Whitehall ahead of the comprehensive spending review.
The estimated amount the collapsed Cheshire-based contractor owes has been revised down to £76m from £89m, but creditors could receive as little as 0.2p in the pound when the administration period ends next August.
The council aims to ditch proposals to release some Green Belt land around towns such as Mobberley and Alderley Edge for housing, on the grounds that enough development has been delivered to meet need.