Chester train station gets £1.4m boost

Michael Hunt

Chester train station will receive £1.4m for improvements from the North West Development Agency. The investment will provide: A new central pavilion including a waiting room and refreshment area, and demolishing vacant and underused building additions around the staircase A...

NWDA funds Cheshire green route

Barhale Construction will start later this month on a 16-week project to create a pedestrian and cycle way between the outlying Chester villages of Guilden Sutton and Mickle Trafford. The project is funded by the North West Development Agency...

Cheshire’s transport network benefits from £180m investment

Michael Hunt

Cheshire County Council has revealed an investment of £180m has been pumped into Cheshire's transport and highway network over the past two years. The figure was revealed in the council's local transport plan progress report, with the majority of...

Hill Dickinson sails into Singapore

Law firm Hill Dickinson, based in Manchester, Chester and Liverpool, is to open a new office in Singapore to service its growing number of shipping clients in the region. The company said the expansion reflects its increasing activity in the Asia Pacific region and builds upon its global reputation for marine work. The firm already...

Gifford adds three to transport planning team

Manchester and Chester-based engineering and environmental consultant Gifford has boosted its transport planning team with three senior appointments. Nigel Roberts becomes technical director based in Manchester, joining from Capita Symonds. Roberts is a chartered engineer with 20 years' experience...

Merseytravel to upgrade key stations

Merseytravel has pledged grant funding towards the re-development of railway stations in Chester and Ormskirk over the next two years.