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Merseyside Police £48m hub tops out

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Dan Whelan

Contractor Willmott Dixon has completed the steel frame of the 137,000 sq ft police headquarters north of Liverpool city centre, which is scheduled to open in September 2021. 

Aintree Hospital

Bam on site at £15m Aintree hospital 

Dan Whelan

The contractor has started phase one of a project to refurbish a 10-storey ward block on Lower Lane, having been appointed by the hospital's NHS trust. 

Seacombe Ferry Terminal

John Sisk wins £7m Seacombe contract

Merseytravel has selected the Warrington-based contractor to carry out refurbishment work at the Wallasey stop for the Mersey Ferries. 

The Rise Primesite

CPUK falls into administration

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Dan Whelan

The Skelmersdale-based contractor has launched administration proceedings after being unable to find a solution to its ongoing financial difficulties.

Wavertree Aquatics Centre

Wavertree Aquatics to reopen after delays

Chloé Vaughan

Following the closure of one of the pools in April last year, repair works have completed and the sports facility is set to reopen on Monday 9 March.

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Muse’s Birkenhead regeneration vision approved

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Dan Whelan

Wirral Growth Company, a joint venture between the council and Muse Developments, has been given the go ahead for a £1bn project to regenerate Birkenhead town centre with planning applications for the commercial district expected this June.

Birkenhead Ritz Cinema Proposals

VPP Construction buys former Ritz cinema site

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Dan Whelan

The Wirral-based contractor has acquired a 0.6-acre plot on Conway Street in Birkenhead town centre for a sum believed to be around £2m and will construct a seven-storey apartment block made up of 132 apartments with a start on site expected in May.