New Ferry Regen

New Ferry regeneration gets moving

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Dan Whelan

Long-awaited plans to regenerate an area destroyed by a gas explosion in New Ferry in 2017 have taken a step forward as the council continues its search for a development partner.

Bellway Arrow Brooke Road Wirral March 2020 Street Scene

Wirral passes flurry of conversions

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Chloé Vaughan

A fire station changing into office and retail, a bank becoming an aparthotel, and Bellway's 127 homes on an industrial park, were among schemes approved under delegated powers.

Rock Ferry High School , Birkenhead (closed) (7)

Rock Ferry site damaged by fire

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Dan Whelan

The grade two-listed Ravenswood House, which sits within a 20-acre site due to be developed into 200 homes by Torus, will have to undergo “urgent” stabilising works after a blaze, according to Wirral Council.

Rockferry CGI

Anwyl lands £25m Rock Ferry contract

Dan Whelan

The North Wales-based housebuilder is to work with developer Torus to deliver around 200 homes on the site of the former Rock Ferry High School in Wirral.

The Heath

SOG chases £400m for Heath Park vision

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Dan Whelan and Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The owner and operator of The Heath, a 57-acre business park in Runcorn, is seeking funding to improve and expand the park, to deliver a "futuristic, multi-use and net carbon-free environment".

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.

Liverpool Aerial October 2019

Liverpool launches town centres commission

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Chloé Vaughan

Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, has set up an independent commission aimed at creating a vision for 17 town centres to ensure their “prosperous and sustainable long-term future”.