Oakmere Pathfinders Drive Lancaster

Oakmere’s Lancaster homes move forward after delay

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Dan Whelan

The housebuilder is one step closer to being given the green light for a 70-home scheme at Royal Albert Farm off Pathfinders Drive, three years after Homes England submitted outline proposals for the site but the decision making process was delayed.

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Create eyes Blackpool Hilton extension 

Dan Whelan

The developer wants to build a four-storey, 74-bedroom extension to its Hampton by Hilton in the South Shore area of Blackpool due to high demand, just two years after it completed the original 130-bedroom scheme. 

Caddick Farington

Caddick plots 612,000 sq ft of Farington sheds 

Dan Whelan

Caddick Developments has opened a consultation on proposals to build a series of industrial units on a 55-acre site next to Lancashire Business Park in South Ribble, and aims to submit a planning application this autumn. 

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Victoria Hospital expansion to progress with £3m boost 

Dan Whelan

Contractor Integrated Health Projects can start work to expand the emergency department at the hospital in Blackpool more than two years earlier than planned, after the project secured £2.8m from the Government. 

Park Hotel Preston

Demolition underway at Preston’s Park Hotel

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Dan Whelan

Contractor Eric Wright has started demolition work as part of plans to redevelop The Park Hotel, which was most recently used as offices by Lancashire County Council, bringing it back into use as a 71-bedroom hotel with a spa and offices. 

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Eshton triggers £50m next phase of Burnley Bridge

Spurred on by the dramatic increase in demand for warehousing caused by the pandemic, the Leeds-based developer has submitted a planning application to Burnley Council for a 500,000 sq ft scheme on Accrington Road, next to Network 65 Business Park.

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Blackpool goes for additional £50m support 

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Dan Whelan

The council has lodged a bid for £50m from the Towns Fund to revitalise the town having already asked Government for £25m for nine town centre projects and received £8.6m from the Getting Building Fund to revamp Abingdon Street Market and extend Houndshill Shopping Centre. 

Chanel Williams Pathway Homes

Preston supported living scheme completes

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Dan Whelan

Liverpool-based developer Pathway Homes Group and housing association Parasol Homes have refurbished 48 properties for vulnerable adults in Preston as part of a drive to convert redundant buildings around the city.