Eshton Proposed Site Map Plan Of Burnley Bridge South

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 hunts for architect for Talbot Gateway campus

Dan Whelan

Blackpool Council is looking to appoint a design practice to draw up a masterplan for a higher education facility next to Blackpool North train station, as part of the ongoing regeneration of Talbot Gateway. 

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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. 

Houndshill Extension

Region wins funding for ‘shovel-ready’ schemes

Dan Whelan

Lancashire, Cheshire, Warrington and Cumbria pocketed a share of the £900m Government pot for projects deemed fit to boost the UK economy post-Covid-19, in addition to Greater Manchester's £54m and Liverpool City Region's £26m allocations.

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Robertson scoops £11m Preston research centre job

Sarah Townsend

The firm has been appointed as the main contractor to build the University of Sheffield’s advanced manufacturing research centre, part of the wider Lancashire Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Cluster.

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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.