The retirement homes developer emerged victorious from a two-hour debate among Cheshire East councillors over whether the scheme, to be built on part of the King’s School estate in Macclesfield, should be given permission.
Several towns and cities plan to tap into the Government’s latest offer of funding to progress property and infrastructure schemes, with council-led partnerships in Blackpool, Wyre, Cheshire and Warrington among those readying bids.
Cheshire West & Chester Council is progressing its bid for Winsford to receive £10m from the Government's Future High Streets Fund, confirming plans to contribute £11.7m to the town's regeneration itself.
Cheshire East Council is to agree a £10m loan to the Cheshire & Warrington LEP at its cabinet meeting tomorrow, adding to funds also being put in by neighbouring Cheshire West & Chester and Warrington councils.
A scheme to build 46 affordable homes on the derelict site of the former pub in Winsford is due to start on site this month, according to developer Weaver Vale Housing Trust and contractor Lane End Group.
Cheshire East Council has won consent to build a £1m green hydrogen vehicle refuelling facility, operated by Northwich-based energy firm Storengy and slated to be the first of its kind in the North West.