House of Fraser has withdrawn as an anchor tenant of Chester's £300m Northgate scheme while the retailer’s shops in Altrincham, Birkenhead and Carlisle are to close in seven months’ time as part of a company voluntary arrangement.
Business and energy secretary Greg Clark has this morning confirmed that the UK Government is to enter a period of negotiations with Hitachi over Wylfa Newydd, the proposed £20bn nuclear power plant on Anglesey.
Sellafield, the organisation responsible for decommissioning the former Windscale and Calder Hall nuclear sites in Cumbria, is to hold a bidders day on 28 April as it seeks to appoint four construction partners to deliver key projects over the next 20 years.
A tenanted 14,500 sq ft Victorian office building in city centre Manchester, a Lancashire hotel with planning consent for new homes and a Cumbrian care home are among over 150 lots up for sale in Pugh’s next Manchester property auction, which is expected to generate in excess of £15m.
The Government has announced how the North’s £556m latest Local Growth Fund allocation will be split across 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships, with Greater Manchester receiving the highest award at £130m.