Buckley Hill Site Sefton

Sefton to bring social housing delivery back in-house

Sarah Townsend

The council is to acquire properties from Sandway Homes, the housing development company it set up in January 2019, as part of a drive to re-enter the social housing market for the first time in almost 15 years.

Haydock Point road entrance

Peel L&P dealt Haydock Point blow

Dan Whelan

The developer’s plans to create a 1.8m sq ft industrial complex on Green Belt land close to Haydock Racecourse have suffered a setback after St Helens Council opposed the £165m scheme ahead of an inquiry. 

Haydock Point road entrance

Haydock Point inquiry set for next year

Dan Whelan

St Helens Council is to determine its position on the 1.8m sq ft industrial scheme next week, ahead of an inquiry by the secretary of state at which the proposal will be considered alongside three similar applications called in this year.

St Helens Glass Futures

Glass Futures bags further £15m backing

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Neil Tague

The development of a 158,000 sq ft, £54m R&D facility for the glass industry, next to St Helens’ rugby league stadium, has received a major funding boost with £15m committed by central Government.