Construction boosted by apartment schemes

The North West residential sector saw a significant boost in the number of new-build properties commissioned in Q3 this year, leading all regions with 5,275 units, according to data provider Barbour ABI.

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Green belt housing appeal goes Westby’s way

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Westby Homes, advised by Indigo Planning, has received planning permission on appeal from the Secretary of State to replace the Rhinewood Country House Hotel in Glazebrook, Warrington with a 36-unit residential scheme in the green belt.

Shelter: Number of homeless families rising

New figures highlighted by the charity reveal that 536 families in the North West are homeless and living in temporary accommodation, a 22% rise on the same time last year. Shelter warned that the combination of welfare cuts and...

Hive on site with £12m Warrington PRS housing

Housing association Your Housing Group has launched Hive, a new development arm for private rented sector homes, and has started on site with its first scheme in Church Street, Warrington.

Omega South consultation opens

Omega Warrington Ltd is hosting a series of public consultation events on the next stage of development at Omega South, which is expected to include residential, retail, leisure and community uses.

Miller Group posts £35.6m pre-tax profit

The Edinburgh-based firm behind Warrington's Omega development has posted a 233% increase in pre-tax profit for the year to 31 December 2014, up to £34.6m from £10.4m in 2013.

Omega resi moves to next stage

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Miller Developments is due to submit a planning application for 1,100 homes at Omega Warrington by the autumn, with a consultation on the plans expected to take place in the coming weeks.

Warrington Church Street resi approved

Warrington Council has granted planning permission for 106 homes on a 3.5-acre site within the Church Street Conservation Area in the town centre.