Second deal completes at City Place Chester

Energy specialist Power Solutions UK has taken 5,950 sq ft of office space on the fourth floor of Muse Developments’ One City Place in Chester on a 10-year lease.

Legat Owen hires rating expert from VOA

Chester-based commercial property consultancy, Legat Owen has appointed former Valuation Office Agency surveyor, Elizabeth Draycott, as business rates specialist ahead of publication of the 2017 draft Rating List, due at the end of September.

Cheshire aims for top 10 as tourism builds

Comments (1)

Chester’s visitor economy brought in £2.61bn in 2015, a 5.35% increase on 2014’s figure and 56.4% up on 2009, according to new figures compiled by Global Tourism Solutions on behalf of Marketing Cheshire.

Watkin Jones adds to Chester portfolio

Watkin Jones, the North Wales-based student halls developer, has received planning consent to progress with the development of land currently being used as a car park on Hunter Street in Chester.

CWAC fights back in Dee House row

Comments (4)

Cheshire West & Chester Council has issued a lengthy statement to try and deflect fierce criticism of its decision to award a long lease to pub operator Thwaites at Dee House, ongoing against excavating the Roman amphitheatre at the city centre site.

CWAC opts for pub over Roman amphitheatre

Comments (5)

Councillors have agreed a 150-year lease with pub chain Daniel Thwaites to redevelop Dee House and surrounding land in Chester city centre despite objections from residents who campaigned for excavation of the 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre beneath instead.

Northgate cinema operator named as Picturehouse

Cheshire West & Chester Council has signed a leasing agreement with Picturehouse to run a six-screen cinema due to be built within the £300m mixed-use Northgate development.