Kingswood Homes Blackburn

Blackburn poised to approve 500 homes

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Dan Whelan

The council is expected to approve two residential developments this week, the latest phase of Kingswood Homes’ Green Hills neighbourhood south-west of Blackburn, and Landway Properties’ scheme off Ramsgreave Drive, north of the town centre. 

Birchwood Park Cheshire Science Corridor

‘Shovel-ready’ projects line up for Govt funding

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Sarah Townsend

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.

Simonswood HGV Park

Truck park and housing plotted for West Lancs

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Dan Whelan

Forth Homes is seeking approval for 83 affordable homes on the site of a former poultry farm, while used-vehicle dealer T&T Contracts wants to build an HGV trailer park as part of plans to redevelop 13.5 acres of agricultural land east of Simonswood. 

Blackpool Central Masterplan

Blackpool vies for share of £3.6bn govt towns pot

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Sarah Townsend

The council is building a strategy for how it would invest up to £25m from the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Towns Fund intended to ‘level up’ the regions, and is seeking input from businesses and residents.

Blakey Moor Terrace Blackburn

Plans readied for Blackburn Heritage Quarter

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Dan Whelan

Blackburn with Darwen Council is preparing to submit a planning application in “the next couple of days” for the restoration and refurbishment of historic buildings, and improved public space, in the Northgate area of the town.

South Ribble Council Affordable Homes

South Ribble lodges plans for McKenzie Arms site

Dan Whelan

The council is pushing ahead with plans to deliver 15 affordable homes on the site of the former pub, located at the corner of Station Road and McKenzie Street in Bamber Bridge.