Langdale Chase Boathouse

Langdale Chase to undergo major refurbishment

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Dan Whelan

The Daniel Thwaites-owned hotel, which overlooks Lake Windermere on a six-acre site, will close in April ahead of an extensive refurbishment which will cost between £6m and £15m and could take up to 18 months.

Barbour Infrastructure Figs

Region ‘top for infrastructure awards’ in 2019

Dan Whelan

The North West scooped the highest value of infrastructure contract awards in 2019 of all UK regions, thanks mainly to the £1.5bn Sellafield decommissioning project, according to data analyst Barbour ABI.

Carlise City Centre

Cumbria councils name winners on £120m framework

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Twenty contractors have been awarded places on a £120m capital works framework, delivering schemes on behalf of a collection of Cumbrian councils and the university.

Whitehaven Academy

Whitehaven Academy vision revealed

The 900-place school, featuring 72,000 sq ft of education and amenity space, is set to open in 2021 with Wates attached as main contractor.