Murray Graham Nexus

COMMENT | Infrastructure levy could hinder brownfield delivery

The Government's planning white paper proposes a “value-based minimum threshold” for a new infrastructure tax, which could end up restricting housing land supply in lower value areas, write Murray Graham of Nexus Planning and Gary Goodman of BXB Land Solutions.

Southport Market Visual

Work starts on Southport Market revamp

Sarah Townsend

A £1.4m redesign and refurbishment of the town centre market is to commence on Monday, to create a modern dining and events space.

LDA Baltic Triangle JamaicaStreet

Deal struck to unlock Baltic Triangle station

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Sarah Townsend

Proposals for the site of the disused former St James station on the edge of Liverpool’s heritage quarter have received £1.5m from the city region authority, which has agreed to acquire land to progress the scheme.

Kirkby Cinema

Kirkby cinema poised for go-ahead

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Neil Tague

Plans for a Reel cinema on a former library site are expected to be signed off next week as part of Knowsley Council’s redevelopment of Kirkby town centre.

St Helens Glass Futures

Glass Futures bags further £15m backing

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Neil Tague

The development of a 158,000 sq ft, £54m R&D facility for the glass industry, next to St Helens’ rugby league stadium, has received a major funding boost with £15m committed by central Government.