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GALLERY | Liverpool tower tops out

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X1 The Tower, within the X1 The Quarter scheme in Liverpool, has reached its highest point, bringing completion close on the fifth and final phase of the development.

Hawkins Brown, UCLan

UCLan student centre wins consent

The student centre and public squares that make up the flagship project in the University of Central Lancashire’s £200m masterplan have secured approval from Preston City Council’s planning committee.

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UCLan student centre heads Preston planning agenda

The Hawkins\Brown-designed student centre and associated public space at the University of Central Lancashire is the key item facing Preston City Council’s planning committee, which meets on 11 January.

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Top CGIs of 2017

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The year featured a range of eclectic proposals; the spate of high-rise projects planned in city centres continued, and images also emerged of some small but beautifully formed designs which, here's hoping, are due to start on site in 2018.

Nicola Hewes B&w

NW in 2018 | In with the young

Here in the team working on the Manchester Town Hall project, 2018 is set to be a great year for inspiring young people to follow careers in the built environment, and while doing so connect with heritage architecture, writes Nicola Hewes of Purcell.

Liz Brown Pozzoni

NW in 2018 | Life for rent

The rise of the private rented sector and challenges for younger people to get onto the property ladder have been well documented in the media but as the way we live changes, how will this impact our ageing population? asks Liz Brown of Pozzoni Architecture.

Bernadette Bone

NW in 2018 | A bridge in time

The opening of the Ordsall Chord railway bridge at the beginning of November 2017 was a huge milestone in the Great North Rail Project and in early December the first train crossed the new lines between Victoria and Piccadilly stations, writes Bernadette Bone. However, construction works associated with the Ordsall Chord project are continuing.

Liverpool Uni

Feilden Clegg Bradley wins University of Liverpool brief

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Manchester-based practice has won its first piece of work in Liverpool, after being selected by one of the city's universities to develop its 2026 estate strategy into a masterplan to guide £800m of investment.

Cheshire East launches consultants framework

The local authority has issued a contract notice, highlighting its intention to create a consultants framework worth up to £3.8m to support construction activity.