Arts Council approves Odeon redevelopment grant

Cheshire West & Chester Councils said it has received a £3m capital funding grant from Arts Council England at the latest time of asking after a joint bid between the local authority and Chester Performs was successful. (GALLERY)

Chester BID result due next week

The vote on whether Chester will have a business improvement district is due to close on Monday, with the announcement on whether the proposal has been successful expected on Tuesday 1 July.

British Land brings Regus into retail parks

British Land has agreed a deal with serviced office giant Regus to create a new business centre in Broughton Shopping Park in Chester as part of a nationwide partnership.

Kenney: BID essential to halt Chester’s decline

Chester's economy and development prospects will slide further backwards if the current Business Improvement District vote is a 'No', BID campaigner Tim Kenney told Place's Chester Development Update.

Vote opens for Chester BID zone

The vote on the creation of Chester's business improvement district has begun, with 509 businesses in the area being asked whether they are willing to contribute a 1% levy on top of business rates.

Evergreen loan for Muse in Chester

The North West Evergreen Fund has provided Muse Developments with a £4.8m loan to part-fund its 70,000 sq ft first office building of the City Place scheme in Chester.

Double letting on Chester Business Park

The Foundation office building in Chester Business Park is now fully let, with Swedish food packaging giant Tetra Pak taking 11,000 sq ft and identity intelligence specialist GB Group 19,600 sq ft.

IFB preview event at Thornton Science Park next week

Businesses are invited to learn more about getting the most from the International Festival for Business at a free breakfast briefing and networking event at the University of Chester's Thornton Science Park on Thursday 22 May.