U+I boss Richard Upton’s an impressive character, with an intense style of public speaking that puts one in mind of Terrance Stamp. So even if the ‘meanwhile’ use for the former Mayfield station didn’t look good, he’d manage to big it up.
A change of use application to turn part of the grade two-listed Blackpool Winter Gardens into a museum celebrating the heritage of the seaside resort has been submitted, along with a bid for £15m from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Snook Architects' Neil Dawson has been granted planning permission by a unanimous vote at West Lancashire’s planning committee to erect a steel and glass house for his family on top of a listed Victorian water tower in Ormskirk.
Lancaster University has named the successful bidders that will make up its mechanical & electrical engineering services framework, as it prepares to deliver a £159m capital expenditure programme over the next four years.