Altrincham Market

IN FOCUS | Hospitality dusts itself down ahead of reopening

Dan Whelan

After months of uncertainty, Boris Johnson yesterday confirmed an end to the sector’s enforced “hibernation” by announcing bars, restaurants and hotels can reopen from 4 July, but hospitality professionals are wary despite this positive step. 

RCP The Spine Fit Out

Fit-out of £35m Spine begins

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Dan Whelan

Overbury and CBRE have started the fit-out of the Royal College of Physicians' northern headquarters within a 160,000 sq ft office under construction in Liverpool's Knowledge Quarter. 

30 James Street

Legacy takes over 30 James Street

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Dan Whelan

Legacy Hotels & Resorts plans to invest a “significant” amount of money to repair the grade two-listed hotel in Liverpool, which it plans to reopen by the end of July after the collapse of its previous operator, the hotels arm of developer Signature Living Group. 

Jamie Blennerhassett Hassett Homes

Hassett and TGF form Liverpool housing JV

Sarah Townsend

Start-up Hassett Homes has signed a joint venture deal with lender TGF Capital to build an initial 43 homes across the Liverpool City Region with a combined development value of £12m, and further schemes in future.

New Merseyrail Trains General Shot At Station

Merseyrail funding wait continues

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Government is yet to offer funding to support the Liverpool City Region rail service during the Covid-19 crash in income, despite Mayor Steve Rotheram telling a parliamentary committee this week the picture for local transport networks was “stark”.

Aura Hotel Elliot Group

Elliot to transfer Aura ownership to investors  

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Sarah Townsend

The developer has finalised a deal with investors to relinquish the freehold of its £100m student scheme in Liverpool's Knowledge Quarter, bringing the stalled project out of administration and enabling it to complete.

Festival Gardens

Liverpool’s Festival Gardens gathers speed

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Sarah Townsend

Remediation work at the 23-acre former gardens site is permitted to start now, after the council applied to discharge planning conditions to prepare the site for the delivery of up to 1,500 homes.