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Racecourse overhaul set for go-ahead

Chester Race Company is closing in on a start date for its £100m redevelopment, with three planning applications set for approval.

Kate Chalkey

Law firm adds construction specialist

Aaron & Partners has appointed Kate Chalkey as senior associate in its planning, environmental, energy and regulation team, specialising in construction and engineering law.

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Chester Northgate consultation gets under way

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Charlie Schouten

Cheshire West & Chester Council has invited public views on the first phase of the long-running Northgate project with a fresh planning application expected for part of the city centre site in the coming months.

Saltney Retail Park Chester

Wrexham and Chester retail parks sold for £12.3m

NewRiver REIT has offloaded two retail assets, Mount Street Retail Park in Wrexham, and Saltney Retail Park in Chester, to M7 Real Estate reflecting a blended net initial yield of 7.6%.

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DTM swoops for Sharp

Robin Sharp has joined Chester and Liverpool law firm DTM Legal as a senior associate.

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More consultants join Chester Northgate team

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Charlie Schouten

Cheshire West & Chester Council has confirmed the appointment of AHR as its lead architect for the £60m first phase of Chester Northgate, while landscape architect Planit-IE, planner GVA How, and civil engineer Curtins have also joined the consultant team.

Eden House Chester Business Park

SHS acquires Chester office block

Acting on behalf of private clients, Legat Owen and joint agent ADS have sold Eden House, a 21,750 sq ft office building on Chester Business Park to SHS Estates, for a sum exceeding the £4.25m guide price.

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CWAC boss promises ‘debate’ over Northgate designs

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Charlie Schouten

Cheshire West & Chester chief executive Andrew Lewis has promised the vision for the £60m first phase of Chester Northgate will not be presented "on a take-it-or-leave-it basis" once a fresh consultation on the scheme launches next month.