The Gillows Cityblock

CityBlock looks for wriggle room on sound

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The student accommodation developer has asked Lancaster City Council to remove a planning condition it says is affecting its ability to fund development of The Gillows, a 98-bed scheme in its home city.

Leyland Testing Track

Approval for Leyland masterplan

A masterplan outlining proposals to build more than 850 new homes, community and employment facilities at the former Leyland Motors test track site has been approved by South Ribble Borough Council.

Boohoo Burnley

Barnfield builds bottom line

Barnfield Construction has increased profit by 20%, the Lancashire firm has reported in its recently published consolidated accounts.

Claire Wilkinson

West Lancs planner makes move to Acland

West Lancashire-based Acland Bracewell, chartered surveyors and town planning consultants, has hired Claire Wilkinson from West Lancashire Council as an associate.

Daniel Strode Rachael Leather PWA Planning

PWA adds to Preston office

Lancashire-based planning consultancy PWA has made two new appointments to its Preston office, within a month of moving to larger premises.

Ged Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald’s duties spread between senior Liverpool staff

Various roles held by Ged Fitzgerald, chief executive of Liverpool City Council, have been re-allocated following his arrest on Monday as part of a long-running investigation into alleged irregularities relating to contract awards at Lancashire County Council.

Police arrest senior council figures

Four senior local government figures including leader of Lancashire and chief executive of Liverpool have been bailed by Lancashire Police until 19 June following arrests on Monday in connection with a long-running investigation into alleged irregularities relating to contract awards.