Give cities power over PDR, says report

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A report published by the Centre for Cities think tank examining the challenges posed by the speed of city centre development has recommended that cities be allowed to exclude their centres from Permitted Development Rights conversions.

Sefton Street Corridor March 2018

Liverpool turns focus to 65-acre Sefton Street Corridor

Liverpool City Council will bring forward a strategic regeneration framework for the 65-acre Sefton Street Corridor, which it has described as a “natural expansion” of the city’s Baltic Triangle district.

Options for Wellington Rooms on show tomorrow

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Merseyside Building Preservation Trust is hoping to secure a development partner to bring forward the restoration of Liverpool’s Wellington Rooms by the summer, and is looking to make a bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund to fund the works.

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Modular factory established in Speke

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A modular homes manufacturer has launched what is understood to be the first modular construction factory in the North West, leasing a 70,000 sq ft warehouse on Triumph Business Park in Speke.

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Council backs out of search for Croxteth Hall operator

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Liverpool City Council has cancelled the tender process to find an operator for Croxteth Hall and its 500-acre country park, a competition which Signature Living had been vocal about attempting to win, instead deciding to keep the estate in-house and turn it into "a major visitor attraction”.

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Albert Dock submits pavilion plans

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Gower Street Estates has submitted a planning application for a Welcome Pavilion at Albert Dock Liverpool, the first building in a masterplan which aims to upgrade the grade one-listed estate.

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Lawless joins Peel as Ashworth retires

Peel Land & Property has named Darran Lawless as successor to development director Lindsey Ashworth when he retires in April, taking over as the lead for the £5bn Liverpool Waters.