Huyton Halewood Close Up

Network Space picks up former Halewood HQ

Neil Tague

The developer has acquired the 28-acre site previously occupied by a wine and spirits distillery, and intends to redevelop it to house small-to-medium sized urban logistics operations.

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LCR authority appoints new CEO

Katherine Fairclough will replace the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority’s outgoing chief executive Frank Rogers this summer.

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‘Resilient’ Harworth rallies to profit

Neil Tague

In its preliminary full year results for 2020, the developer reported a pre-tax profit of £33.4m as it awaits a verdict on plans for 1.1m sq ft of industrial space at Wingates, Bolton.

The Rack Knowsley

Denholm takes Knowsley shed

Neil Tague

The third party logistics provider has acquired The Rack, a 79,263 sq ft self-contained warehouse facility in Deacon Park, from PCT Healthcare.

Speke warehouses acquired for £35m

Sarah Townsend

Industrial investor Warehouse Reit has bought four units totalling 390,000 sq ft on Boulevard Industry Park in Liverpool, as its grows its regional portfolio.

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Decision pending on Parkside Colliery

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Sarah Townsend

The inquiry into Parkside Regeneration’s proposed 1m sq ft industrial estate in St Helens has concluded and the developer has begged Northern Powerhouse secretary Grant Shapps to approve the scheme.

Hythe Wirral Waters

Pension funds select firms for £12m framework 

Dan Whelan

The Greater Manchester, Merseyside and West Yorkshire pension funds have appointed 27 companies to provide services across their combined £46bn property portfolio, to enable "a more cost-effective approach".

Wirral International Business Park Bromborough Point

Urban Logistics buys in Wirral

Sarah Townsend

The real estate investment trust has acquired a 170,000 sq ft warehouse in Bromborough in an off-market deal for £16.3m.

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Skinny Tonic signs for Aintree HQ

Dan Whelan

The drinks retailer has agreed to lease 12,000 sq ft within the first phase of Chancerygate’s £20m Mersey Reach industrial development in Aintree.

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Farm Foods signs at Wavertree

Dan Whelan

The frozen food retailer has signed a 10-year lease on a 10,000 sq ft unit at the Derwent Group’s Merseyside shopping complex.