A station commission chaired by the chief executive of Everton FC has been created to co-ordinate the delivery of a new station in Liverpool city centre, with Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson telling the Government "to put its money where its mouth is" to fund the project.
Plans for a bus layover hub at Old Haymrket in Liverpool city centre have been approved, in the face of opposition from councillors and business figures including Signature Living’s Lawrence Kenwright.
The two roads, opened in the 1970s as part of Liverpool’s abandoned inner ring road scheme, will be demolished in the summer after a review found both were “no longer adequate to carry vehicles or pedestrians”.
Haulage firm JWT Commercial has expanded its footprint at the Port of Liverpool with an investment in five acres, as Peel Ports suggested that Brexit-linked congestion at rival ports could provide further opportunities.
The Old Haymarket bus hub and the restart of work at Norfolk Street, a residential scheme now owned by Crossfield Exclusive, lead the agenda at Liverpool City Council's first planning committee of 2019.