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Chester Racecourse £100m masterplan refused

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Against officer recommendation, Cheshire West & Chester’s planning committee has refused proposals for a major redevelopment of Chester Racecourse arguing the scheme would be “overly dominant and incongruous in its setting”.

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Racecourse overhaul set for go-ahead

Chester Race Company is closing in on a start date for its £100m redevelopment, with three planning applications set for approval.

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Law firm adds construction specialist

Aaron & Partners has appointed Kate Chalkey as senior associate in its planning, environmental, energy and regulation team, specialising in construction and engineering law.

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Chester Northgate consultation gets under way

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Charlie Schouten

Cheshire West & Chester Council has invited public views on the first phase of the long-running Northgate project with a fresh planning application expected for part of the city centre site in the coming months.

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Wrexham and Chester retail parks sold for £12.3m

NewRiver REIT has offloaded two retail assets, Mount Street Retail Park in Wrexham, and Saltney Retail Park in Chester, to M7 Real Estate reflecting a blended net initial yield of 7.6%.

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DTM swoops for Sharp

Robin Sharp has joined Chester and Liverpool law firm DTM Legal as a senior associate.

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More consultants join Chester Northgate team

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Charlie Schouten

Cheshire West & Chester Council has confirmed the appointment of AHR as its lead architect for the £60m first phase of Chester Northgate, while landscape architect Planit-IE, planner GVA How, and civil engineer Curtins have also joined the consultant team.