McCarthy & Stone Macclesfield

McCarthy & Stone wins King’s School approval

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Dan Whelan

The retirement homes developer emerged victorious from a two-hour debate among Cheshire East councillors over whether the scheme, to be built on part of the King’s School estate in Macclesfield, should be given permission. 

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‘Shovel-ready’ projects line up for Govt funding

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Sarah Townsend

Several towns and cities plan to tap into the Government’s latest offer of funding to progress property and infrastructure schemes, with council-led partnerships in Blackpool, Wyre, Cheshire and Warrington among those readying bids.

Winsford pushes forward with £20m regeneration

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Cheshire West & Chester Council is progressing its bid for Winsford to receive £10m from the Government's Future High Streets Fund, confirming plans to contribute £11.7m to the town's regeneration itself.

Greedy Pig Winsford 1

Greedy Pig homes to complete in 2022

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Sarah Townsend

A scheme to build 46 affordable homes on the derelict site of the former pub in Winsford is due to start on site this month, according to developer Weaver Vale Housing Trust and contractor Lane End Group.

Middlewich Hydrogen Bin Wagon

Plans approved for hydrogen plant in Middlewich

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Sarah Townsend

Cheshire East Council has won consent to build a £1m green hydrogen vehicle refuelling facility, operated by Northwich-based energy firm Storengy and slated to be the first of its kind in the North West.

Winsford Industrial Estate Masterplan

Contractor appointed for £5m Winsford infrastructure job

Sarah Townsend

The expansion of Winsford Industrial Estate is progressing with the appointment of civil engineering firm AE Yates to deliver a £5m package of infrastructure works, including new roads and landscaping to unlock further land for development.

Northwich Market Fire

Northwich Market set to be demolished following fire

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Sarah Townsend

Cheshire West and Chester Council has applied to demolish the town’s outdoor market after a fire in January and intends to consult with residents and businesses on redevelopment plans for the site, which falls within the Weaver Square masterplan.  

Tarporley Care Home

Tarporley care home plans rejected

Sarah Townsend

Cheshire West & Chester Council has refused plans for a 65-bedroom care home in the Tarporley conservation area, in line with officers’ recommendations.