Whalley Old Road, Blackburn, P.docs

Plans advance for more than 600 homes in Blackburn

Dan Whelan

Housebuilders have been put on alert for a 20-acre site south of Whalley Old Road on the outskirts of the town, while Taylor Wimpey and Barratt Homes have acquired 113 acres to bring forward an additional 450 homes south-west of Blackburn centre. 

Eskbank, Tawd Valley, P.West Lancs

West Lancs launches review of its housing delivery vehicle  

Dan Whelan

The council set up Tawd Valley Developments in 2018 to boost the delivery of homes in the borough, but the authority has now decided to commission an external assessment of the company's business plan amid uncertainty over its trading position.