New Chorley Prison MoJ

Chorley earmarked for UK’s third-largest prison

Neil Tague

A consultation has opened on plans for a new Government prison tipped to accommodate almost 2,000 inmates, while an overhaul of gym and sports facilities is lined up for another Lancashire site, HMP Kirkham. 

Cumbria Moorside Nuclear Pitch Site

Cumbria, Lancs fusion nuclear energy make Govt longlist

Sarah Townsend

Moorside, next to the Sellafield nuclear complex in West Cumbria, together with Heysham near Morecambe, have made it through to the next stage of a siting competition to host the UK’s first prototype fusion power plant.

Baffito's Care Home Preston

Green light for 64-bed Preston care home

Julia Hatmaker

Glenholme Wrightcare’s scheme at the former Baffitos restaurant on Navigation Way is now being broken down into two phases with the council's permission.

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SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review 2021

Take part in the fourth Vertical Salary Review of North West property and construction professionals to receive early access to the findings and be entered into a draw to win a pass to a year of events, including the sold-out Place Party.

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GALLERY | Lancaster’s West Pavilion opens

Neil Tague

Lancaster University Management School has opened the doors of its £24m extension, designed by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and delivered by John Turner Construction.

Talbot Gateway New Underpass

Robertson, Sisk progress Talbot Gateway phase two

Sarah Townsend

Contractors are preparing the town centre site in Blackpool for the construction of a new tramway interchange at Blackpool North Station, underpass and 144-bedroom Holiday Inn hotel.

Elan In Wrea Green

Elan scoops up stalled Fylde housing

Sarah Townsend

The housebuilder has acquired a 36-home project in Wrea Green out of administration, after its previous developer Hollinwood Homes collapsed in 2019.