New Hall Hey Retail Parlk

Aegon offloads Lancashire retail park 

The fund manager sold the 80,000 sq ft New Hall Hey Retail Park off Swanney Lodge Road in Rawtenstall to local investor LSC Property Holdings for an undisclosed sum.

Fleetwood River Wyre Fishing Boats. C.Visit Fleetwood

Funds approved for Project Neptune

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Sarah Townsend

Wyre Council has agreed to use Government funding to acquire commercial units earmarked for redevelopment as part of the mixed-use transformation of Fleetwood Docks.

Eden Project North Grimshaw

Funding boost for Eden Project North

Neil Tague

The Lancashire Enterprise Partnership has committed £1.2m to help cover costs as a planning application is progressed for the Morecambe attraction.

Eden Project North Grimshaw

Eden Project asks for £70m from Govt

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Dan Whelan

The estimated cost of delivering the Eden North attraction in Morecambe is around £125m, up from an initial £85m, according to the developer's funding request submitted to Whitehall this month. 

Blackpool seeks help for stricken hospitality trade

Neil Tague

Business leaders in Blackpool have sent an open letter to Boris Johnson, describing how tier 3 measures imposed ahead of the half-term break have had a devastating impact on its £1.6bn hospitality industry.

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Blackpool goes for additional £50m support 

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Dan Whelan

The council has lodged a bid for £50m from the Towns Fund to revitalise the town having already asked Government for £25m for nine town centre projects and received £8.6m from the Getting Building Fund to revamp Abingdon Street Market and extend Houndshill Shopping Centre. 

Blackpool Central Station Masterplan December 2018

Blackpool progresses trio of major schemes 

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Dan Whelan

Stanley Park Golf Club’s redevelopment, construction of a 40,000 sq ft factory in the airport enterprise zone, and compulsory purchase powers to accelerate the £300m Blackpool Central leisure scheme, have been voted forward by the council.