Lake District Ironworks housing revived

Receivers advised by Indigo Planning have been given the go-ahead to continue redeveloping the Backbarrow Ironworks in Cumbria after work on the site stalled in 2007.

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.

Plans in for Eden Valley housing

Story Homes has submitted a planning application to build 98 new homes, including 29 for the affordable market, on land off Salkeld Road in Fairhill, Penrith.

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...

Grange-over-Sands housing approved

Envidia Homes has been granted planning permission for the development of 64 homes and associated open space at Grange-over-Sands in South Lakeland.

Story plans Kendal housing

HOW Planning has submitted two planning applications for new homes in the Lake District town of Kendal on behalf of Story Homes.