HCA Lancaster Illustrative Masterplan

HCA submits plan for 77 homes in Lancaster

The Homes & Communities Agency has submitted a hybrid planning application to Lancaster City Council to build on an 8.5-acre site at Royal Albert Farm, after it withdrew an application in 2015.

Bernard Priest

Government housing regulations ‘failing private tenants’

Alice Cachia

Bernard Priest, Manchester City Council’s deputy leader and Ardwick councillor said the lack of support for councils regulating private landlords “represents a clear division between the interests of Manchester people and the insiders that are currently in power”.


Liverpool edges towards spatial framework

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Neil Tague

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.

Burscough Nexus

West Lancs approves Burscough homes

A development of 66 homes in Burscough in Lancashire is due to start on site in the next couple of months, after Nexus Planning secured planning permission on behalf of housebuilder Taylor Wimpey.

Story Halton Homes

Story progresses Halton homes

Story Homes has submitted detailed designs for a housing development on land south of Low Road in Halton, Lancaster, following a public consultation in June 2017.

Showground Goosnargh

Goosnargh housing set for approval

A proposal from Seddon and registered social landlord Contour Homes to build 93 houses off Goosnargh Lane, Preston is to go before the city’s planning committee on 7 September with a recommendation to approve.


Start on PNE training ground delayed

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Work on Preston North End FC’s new training ground, which won planning permission earlier this month, has been pushed back to late September or October due to great crested newts.