House of Fraser has agreed to open a 100,000 sq ft department store to anchor the Northgate retail development in Chester city centre, being developed directly by the local authority, advised by Rivington Land.
Chester’s “Brexit-proof” residential market, its tourist appeal, and the opportunities of the next tech revolution were the topics discussed at Chester Growth Partnership’s event for Manchester young property professionals.
More than 1,400 people attended a memorial service for the late Duke of Westminster, Gerald Grosvenor, in Chester yesterday, including Prince Charles and Prince William, and the Duchesses of Cornwall and Cambridge. [GALLERY]
Cheshire East Council is to shortly begin procuring for a design-and-build contractor to deliver the £90m Congleton link road, and is assessing methods to allow preparatory works to start in January 2018.
The firm’s compulsory purchase team has been selected by Cheshire West & Chester Council to advise on land assembly for Northgate, the £300m mixed-use scheme approved by the local authority in September.
Cheshire West & Chester Council’s planning committee is expected to give the green light to plans from Peel Environmental for a 220,000 sq ft energy-from-waste facility at Protos, the 126-acre site formerly known as Ince Park.
Rail improvements, Chester’s turn, the burgeoning science scene, and challenges facing the devolution bid, were all discussed before an audience of more than 150 Place North West readers at our area briefing.