Building control contract up for grabs in Warrington

Michael Hunt

Warrington Borough Council has published a tender for a contract to help in the delivery of a development control and building control service in partnership with or for the local authority. The ten-year contract will involve development control, supporting in...

Plans for rail freight interchange in St Helens resubmitted

Michael Hunt

Astral Developments has submitted new proposals for a rail freight interchange on the site of the former Parkside colliery site to St Helens and Warrington Borough Councils. The new application, which is now open to consultation for a further...

First phase of Runcorn waste-fuelled power station completed

Michael Hunt

Ineos Chlor has completed the first stage in the construction of a combined heat and power station fuelled by waste from Manchester, Merseyside, Halton, Cheshire and Warrington. The energy giant will now hand the site over to O'Hare Engineering...

Warrington firm gains Wythenshawe hospital energy contract

Michael Hunt

University of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust has awarded Tac UK with a three-year energy management and support contract. As part of the contract, Warrington-based Tac UK will provide building energy assessments, condition based reporting, energy audits and consultancy...

NWDA funds Bewsey tip reclamation

A land reclamation project at the old Bewsey tip site in Warrington is to receive a £543,000 grant from the North West Development Agency. Warrington council is covering the remainder of the £750,000 project to create sports pitches, a...

Daresbury’s £80m grant to fund new science centres

Two science centres have been given the go-ahead at Daresbury following investment announced today by the Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills. An £80m capital contribution, provided through the Government's Large Facilities Capital Fund, will finance a computer sciences...

Enviros to advise Morris & Spottiswood on ‘green’ strategy

Warrington-based fit out, housing and maintenance company Morris & Spottiswood has appointed environmental consultancy Enviros to help reduce its carbon footprint. The firm has commissioned Enviros to devise a sustainability strategy ready for implementation later this year. Enviros will...