Plans for a new road between Switch Island and Princess Way to improve access to the port and bypass the existing A5036 have suffered setbacks due to ongoing ground investigations and the impact of Covid-19.
The 317-bed student accommodation scheme on Liverpool's Devon Street, which was owned by a special purpose vehicle of the same name, has fallen into administration and consultancy Colliers International has been hired to value the property for sale.
A pedestrian bridge, relocation of the International Slavery Museum, repurposing empty dock buildings and addressing underused dry docks between Royal Albert Dock and Pier Head are all proposed in a competition by National Museums Liverpool.
The city’s ability to root out problematic developments funded by fractional sales has been bolstered by measures such as a draft code of practice for council officials and a new approvals process for the sale of any council-owned land, according to a report.
Post-Covid recovery in the region’s two biggest cities will be driven by Manchester’s economic expansion over the past five years and buoyant build-to-rent sector, and Liverpool’s busy port and associated industries, as well as momentum in life sciences, Avison Young said.