Miller Group posts £35.6m pre-tax profit

The Edinburgh-based firm behind Warrington's Omega development has posted a 233% increase in pre-tax profit for the year to 31 December 2014, up to £34.6m from £10.4m in 2013.

Omega resi moves to next stage

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Miller Developments is due to submit a planning application for 1,100 homes at Omega Warrington by the autumn, with a consultation on the plans expected to take place in the coming weeks.

Warrington Church Street resi approved

Warrington Council has granted planning permission for 106 homes on a 3.5-acre site within the Church Street Conservation Area in the town centre.

Warrington local plan housing target invalid

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

A challenge to the adoption of Warrington's local plan core strategy has been upheld in the High Court, after a judge ruled that the council had not included substantial affordable housing need in the borough's housing figures.

St Modwen and Barratt join recruitment wave

Increased activity in the market is prompting developers to strengthen their in-house teams; among the latest moves are David Nuttall leaving Knight Frank for St Modwen Properties and Sam Stafford joining Barratt Developments from GVA.

John McCall revamps gateway blocks

John McCall Architects has received planning permission on behalf of Golden Gates Housing Trust to retrofit green energy systems to five housing blocks in Warrington.

Resi change-of-use success for HB Villages

Development and infrastructure consultancy Peter Brett Associates has secured planning permission on behalf of HB Villages for the change of use and refurbishment of Quadrant House in Warrington for a supported living development.

Square One completes Kingfisher Square

Affordable housing developer Square One Homes is close to completing a 12-home scheme at Warrington's Kingfisher Square, the first project to receive funding from Cheshire & Warrington Enterprise Partnership's £12m Growing Places Fund allocation.