The council is expected to approve plans for 617 homes at the 575-acre Omega Warrington development, while also giving the nod to a 2.2m sq ft industrial hub for retailer Home Bargains nearby that will be ruled on by St Helens Council.
Plans have been submitted for 115,000 sq ft of warehousing space at Gemini8 in Warrington by joint venture developers Chancerygate and Hines, accounting for the last five-acre plot at the business park.
Industrial developer Tungsten Properties has bought 11 acres at Appleton Thorn Trading Estate in Warrington from Travis Perkins and plans to build a 243,000 sq ft shed in response to a lack of logistics stock in the North West.
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 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.
The latest phase of the £142m Time Square retail and leisure scheme, the market hall, is expected to open from 15 June and become the “beating heart” of Warrington, according to one of the project partners, Muse Developments.