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Liverpool overhauls SIF as City Region eyes £1.3bn investment

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is relaunching its flagship Single Investment Fund, aiming for an era in which the Combined Authority “provides a steady flow of funding” as it targets £1.3bn investment in the region from Government over the next seven years.

Mathew Street

Planit-IE to lead Cavern Quarter team

A team headed by Planit-IE has been chosen to deliver the spatial regeneration framework around Mathew Street in Liverpool city centre, the heart of the city’s musical heritage tourism pitch.

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Gulf buyer forward-funds Echo redevelopment

Dubai investor Select Group has acquired Liverpool’s Echo Building from Reach, the publishing group formerly known as Trinity Mirror, for an undisclosed sum.

Great Howard Street (A565) By Stanley Dock

Key Liverpool road to close for four weeks

Contractor Osborne is to begin work this week on installing underground utility trenches as part of the £22m Great Howard Street upgrade, meaning the lanes inbound to Liverpool city centre from its northern fringe will be closed for four weeks from Blackstone Street.

Piccadilly Traffic

Regional cities top congestion table

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Manchester suffers the worst traffic congestion of any English location outside London, according to the National Infrastructure Commission, with Liverpool close behind in second.