Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone Sports Facilities Aerial View

Blackpool Airport sports facilities plotted

Dan Whelan

Proposals for a 35-acre sports village on Common Edge Road, part of the £28.8m first phase of development at Blackpool Airport Enterprise Zone, have been lodged with the council. 

Redrow Chorley

Redrow buys land in Chorley

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Dan Whelan

The housebuilder has acquired a 14-acre plot off Royton Drive in Whittle-le-Woods near Chorley for an undisclosed sum and aims to start work on a 34-home project later this year. 

Lancaster House Convent

Sisters act to sell Wigan convent  

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Dan Whelan

The Sisters of Notre Dame Namur, who live at Lancaster House convent close to Parbold Village near Wigan, want to sell the property to a developer, after securing outline consent for a 70-unit care village at the site. 

Sandygate Halls OpenDay 12/9/20 ©Andy Ford

Burnley Barnfield delivers UCLan accommodation

The joint venture between Burnley Council and Barnfield Investment Properties has completed a 136-bed student accommodation scheme for occupation by the University of Central Lancashire.

Kirkham Town Centre

Fylde seeks £9.5m for town centre projects

Dan Whelan

The local authority has joined neighbouring councils Blackpool and Wyre to bid for Future High Streets Funding for a raft of projects in Kirkham town centre, including a conversion of the Kirkgate Centre into apartments. 

Site Development

JV kicks off Mill Bank with access road

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Neil Tague

Barnfield Blackburn, a joint venture between Barnfield Developments and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, has started work on an access road at its Mill Bank Business Park site off the M65.

Alid Tarleton REVAMPED

Aldi tries again with Tarleton proposal

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Sarah Townsend

The supermarket retailer has reworked plans for a store on the site of a derelict Indian restaurant, once the 17th century Rams Head Inn, off Liverpool Road, and submitted a fresh application to West Lancashire Council.