Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and West Lancashire Council have published a draft Strategic Housing and Employment Land Market Assessment, a key stage in putting together its Single Spatial Framework to guide development up to 2037.
Six seaside projects are set to receive more than £6.5m in funding across the North West, including a £2.9m grant towards a £23.9m development to establish Blackpool as an attractive venue for conferences.
More than 120 developers, investors and property professionals drawn from across the North West gathered for a special inward investment event focusing on the commercial opportunities and investment potential offered by Preston, South Ribble and the Central Lancashire region.
An 87,000 sq ft research & development facility at Lancaster University is set to be approved when Lancaster City Council’s planning committee meets on Monday 6 February, with a Mulbury housing site and a student accommodation scheme also recommended for approval.
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.