A585 Windy Harbour

Lancs bypass clears planning hurdle

The building of a dual carriageway between Windy Harbour and Skippool near Poulton-le-Fylde has edged closer, after the Planning Inspectorate agreed to examine Highways England’s plans.

Market Walk Chorley

Eric Wright starts on Chorley shopping centre

Eric Wright Group has started building the long-awaited extension of Chorley’s Market Walk shopping centre, nearly two years after a £17m funding package was signed off for the project.

1 Eaton Avenue Chorley Chancerygate

Chancerygate completes in Chorley

Developer Chancerygate and contractor Pochins have reached practical completion on the £3.3m Eaton Point, a 54,000 sq ft speculatively-developed industrial scheme which forms part of the wider Matrix Park project.

Wrightington Hospital October 2018

Interserve lined up for Wrightington Hospital extension

Charlie Schouten

A 33,000 sq ft extension of Wigan’s Wrightington Hospital, featuring educational and medical research space, has secured planning consent with Interserve understood to be in discussions to deliver the project.

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Construction edges closer on £190m Preston link road

Lancashire County Council is set to sign off an updated planning application for a £190m road linking the A583 with Cottam and the M55 with the project due to start next year subject to approval from the Secretary of State.

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SITE VISIT | UCLan’s Engineering Innovation Centre

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Charlie Schouten

UCLan’s Engineering Innovation Centre is one of the university’s flagship developments and will deliver a major hub for training in a wide range of engineering disciplines. Place North West visited the site to see how contactor Bam is progressing ahead of a 2019 completion.