Blackpool Council is looking to appoint a design practice to draw up a masterplan for a higher education facility next to Blackpool North train station, as part of the ongoing regeneration of Talbot Gateway.
Operator ASM Global has launched a consultation for the first of a two-phase redevelopment of the venue - which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year - and intends to submit a planning application at the end of this month
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has published a white paper outlining proposed changes to England’s planning system, including slashing delivery targets and scrapping section 106 contributions to bring forward 300,000 new homes each year.
Sholom Cohen, associate director in Avison Young's Manchester office, has been invited by the chief executive of the British Property Federation, Melanie Leech, to take a place on the organisation’s Regional Policy Committee.
Logistics developer Tritax Symmetry, part of Tritax Big Box Reit, is inviting input for its “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” to redevelop the disused colliery in Knowsley into a 1m sq ft employment site and 65-acre country park.
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.
The current situation presents an opportunity to make profound and lasting changes to the way our cities are designed, placing pedestrians and cyclists ahead of cars in the highway hierarchy, according to experts speaking at Place North West's latest event.