Ryder writes EA design guide

Chester-based Ryder Landscape Consultants has completed the Access for All Design Guide for the Environment Agency.

Archaeologists on Chester theatre site

David McCourt

Cheshire West & Chester Council has moved archaeologists onto the former Odeon cinema site to carry out exploration of land to be used for the foundations of Chester’s theatre and library venue.

Energy start-up to relocate to Chester

Energy metering firm SenseLogix has secured £1m funding from a group of investors led by the North West Fund for Energy and Environmental, managed by CT Investment Partners.

Chester prepares for ‘significant’ Roman dig

The eight-storey office building Commerce House will be demolished and foundations studied by archaeologists before making way for the city's new theatre, if special consent is granted by Department for Communities & Local Government.

CWAC holds heritage crime conference

Cheshire West & Chester Council is hosting a seminar on Friday to identify the challenges faced by crimes that damage historic buildings in Chester.

Cheshire’s Heritage Open Days programme unveiled

Cheshire West & Chester Council and the Chester Civic Trust have arranged a series of free events for this year's Heritage Open Days running over four days from Thursday 8 to Sunday 11 September.

Historic job for GL Hearn in Chester

Surveyor GL Hearn has been appointed to advise asset manager Lee Baron and landlord F&C REIT on repairs to Grade 1-listed Three Old Arches on Chester's Rows.

Grosvenor Park plans on display

Cheshire West & Chester Council is holding an exhibition for public consultation on proposals for the restoration of the 14-acre park in Chester.

Work starts on Blacon tower blocks

Chester & District Housing Trust is spending £6m installing high performance thermal rendering as part of the refurbishment of six tower blocks in Blacon.