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Cheshire East presses on with HS2 vision

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Cheshire East Council’s draft Crewe HS2 masterplan is due to go out to consultation later this month, outlining how the town can maximise on the impact of an HS2 station by building 3.5m sq ft of commercial space and 7,000 additional homes by 2043.


DBS Pochin expands ambitions in Middlewich

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The approval of Middlewich’s £58m bypass has led developers DB Symmetry and Pochin’s to submit a planning application to build 190,000 sq ft of industrial and distribution accommodation at its flagship logistics park, MA6NITUDE.

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RSK adds three to transport team

The environmental consultancy firm has hired Sarah van de Berg, Graham Walker, and Harriet Wingfield in September to its Hilton Street office in Manchester, bringing the transport team up to seven.

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Emergency services out in force for Mersey Gateway drill

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Alice Cachia

Three cars, one tanker, and bloodied victims screaming for their lives. But what looked like a horrific collision with multiple casualties and even a death, was in fact an emergency services drill, co-ordinated by Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service to test responses on the new Mersey Gateway bridge ahead of its opening. [GALLERY]

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Agreement close for Crewe retail

A development agreement with Peveril Securities and Cordwell Property Group for the redevelopment of Crewe’s Royal Arcade is to go before Cheshire East Council’s next cabinet meeting.

Cheshire East seeks highways partner

The local authority is looking to appoint a partner for a 15-year highways management framework, which will be worth an estimated £600m.