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Chester Zoo’s Grasslands extension approved

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Chester Zoo’s proposal for its latest attraction, an extensive African savannah next to a range of lodges and safari tents, has been approved by Cheshire West & Chester Council's planning committee.

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Chester Northgate and Ellesmere Port hub approved

Charlie Schouten

Cheshire West & Chester Council has progressed two key projects by approving the first phase of its £60m mixed-use scheme in Chester, and the £16m public service centre and bus hub in Ellesmere Port.

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Crewe HS2 consultation set to close

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Charlie Schouten

Cheshire East’s consultation into the future of Crewe station, including options for a road bridge and the potential to bring forward up to 3.8m sq ft of commercial space, will close on 3 September.

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Royal London redesigns 183,000 sq ft Wilmslow campus

Charlie Schouten

With the company on course to move to Alderley Park next year, Royal London has put forward an updated plan for its current home in Wilmslow, changing its existing consent into four separate office buildings.

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Government promises ‘independent and rigorous’ HS2 review

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Charlie Schouten

The fate of the multi-billion-pound high-speed rail project, and associated large-scale developments around Manchester and Crewe, will be decided by the autumn after the Government confirmed it has commissioned a review into “whether and how HS2 should proceed”.