The Bamber Bridge-based Group has promoted three directors across its property divisions to the board; all three become managing directors and will pick up the responsibilities of Chris Evenson, who is retiring.
A former cotton mill in Brierfield is being converted into a 380,000 sq ft housing, leisure, hotel, and sports complex by Barnfield Construction, supported by Pendle Council and Burnley Football Club. Place North West paid a visit to see how the project is progressing.
There is an opportunity for huge inward investment in Lancashire but the region needs to come together to sell itself to both public and private backers, said a panel of experts at Place North West’s Lancashire Development Update.
Barnfield Construction, Casey, Eric Wright Group, I&H Brown and Seddon have been appointed to a framework to bring forward council-owned sites for commercial development by Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council.
Lancashire’s Local Enterprise Partnership is to sign off the business case for the Preston Western Distributor road scheme, linking the A583 with the M55, at a meeting later this month, despite costs on the project increasing by nearly £60m.