Halewood deal triggers Hawkshead expansion

Lake District brewer Hawkshead is to build a new brewery as part of an expansion scheme following its acquisition by Merseyside drinks business Halewood in March 2017.

Stobart Carlisle

Tritax spends £23.6m on Carlisle warehouse

Tritax Big Box REIT has bought a 315,000 sq ft logistics facility at Carlisle Lake District Airport, let to Stobart Group, for £23.6m, representing a 5.31% net initial yield.

Porsche Carnforth View From M6

Plans in for Porsche showroom

Parker & Parker, operator of Porsche Centre Kendal, has made a major step forward in its long-held wish to upgrade to a larger site with the submission of a planning application for a site in Carnforth.

Wordsworth Museum

Wordsworth heritage project appoints engineers

Civic Engineers has joined the team advising on the £4.75m expansion of the Wordsworth Museum and Dove Cottage, the poet's former home, in the Lake District’s Grasmere.

GSK ‘no longer needs additional capacity’ at Cumbria

Pharmaceuticals giant GSK has shelved plans to build a £350m drugs manufacturing facility at its base in Ulverston, Cumbria, as well as warning investors that it may be ready to sell on the site as part of its disposal of a whole arm of the business.

Woodhouse Colliery WCM

Coal mining proposal for Whitehaven

A planning application has been submitted for Woodhouse Colliery, a coal mine at the Marchon Works site close to Whitehaven, Cumbria.

Billy Interior

Watch This Space starts work on Billy’s

Property development and regeneration company, Watch This Space, has started on the conversion of the former grade two-listed Duke William pub in Staveley into a co-working development for creatives, known as Billy’s Space.