Sellafield Aerial

Sellafield readies £250m construction contract

Dan Whelan

The firm that operates the Cumbria nuclear facility is preparing a framework to appoint a single contractor to carry out building and maintenance work at its 1,200-acre site. 

St Cuthbert's Garden Village

Cumbria opens tender for Carlisle link road

Sarah Townsend

The county council has launched the search for a contractor to design and build the Carlisle Southern Link Road, a key piece of infrastructure intended to help unlock the proposed 10,000-home St Cuthbert’s Garden Village.

Premcor Keswick Premier Inn

Premcor reworks Keswick hotel project

Neil Tague

Refreshed plans by developer Premcor for a 71-bedroom Premier Inn hotel have been submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority.

Houndshill Extension

Region wins funding for ‘shovel-ready’ schemes

Dan Whelan

Lancashire, Cheshire, Warrington and Cumbria pocketed a share of the £900m Government pot for projects deemed fit to boost the UK economy post-Covid-19, in addition to Greater Manchester's £54m and Liverpool City Region's £26m allocations.

Cumbrian Homes Carleton Manor Park

Cumbrian Homes winds up after 49 years

Dan Whelan

The Penrith-based housebuilder closed its doors on Friday leaving 17 staff redundant after a proposed takeover of the firm fell through due to the impact of Covid-19. 

Market Place Whitehaven

Copeland seeks views on Whitehaven Market

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Dan Whelan

The authority has invited residents to have their say on the future of the market, including possibly relocating it from Market Place after it suffered from dwindling footfall and shut stalls before finally closing during the lockdown. 

Stainburn Cumbria StreetSceneView

Genesis to progress 81 homes at Stainburn

Sarah Townsend

Allerdale Council has approved the housebuilder’s plans to build a mix of houses and bungalows on the north-eastern edge of the Cumbrian town.

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