Scott Wilson to progress Grosvenor Park restoration

Manchester-based design and engineering consultancy Scott Wilson has won a £129,000 contract with Cheshire West & Chester Council to help draw up plans for the restoration of Grosvenor Park in Chester.

BDP plans cathedral revamp

BDP's recommendations for new facilities to be built at Chester Cathedral to drive the city's visitor economy have been endorsed by the council.

Northwich Vision advertising for new project manager

Michael Hunt

Cheshire West and Chester Council is recruiting for a project manager to take forward its Northwich Vision project. The 15-20 year regeneration framework was prepared by consultants Building Design Partnership, Jones Lang LaSalle and MVA, and was unveiled in...

Blears to decide on M&S Cheshire Oaks store

Michael Hunt

Communities secretary Hazel Blears will make a decision on proposals for a flagship Marks & Spencer store at Cheshire Oaks after a six-day public inquiry in June. Plans for the M&S store, the largest investment the company has made...

Cheshire East still recruiting for planning boss

Michael Hunt

The creation of two new unitary authorities for east and west Cheshire has officially been launched today with Cheshire East yet to appoint a head of planning. A spokesperson for Cheshire East said: "We will be making the announcement...

Chester college of law now refurbished

Michael Hunt

Chester-based Acies has completed the £1.26m refurbishment of The College of Law Christleton Hall campus, located near Chester. The property and construction consultancy advised on the project management and structural engineering for the historic site. Work was expected to...

Primark store opening in Chester

Michael Hunt

Primark will open its first store in Chester by occupying the former Woolworths shop owned by Redevco. Redevco appointed architects Leslie Jones to design a double height shop front at the building in Foregate Street in January. The existing...