HCA Lancaster Illustrative Masterplan

HCA submits plan for 77 homes in Lancaster

The Homes & Communities Agency has submitted a hybrid planning application to Lancaster City Council to build on an 8.5-acre site at Royal Albert Farm, after it withdrew an application in 2015.

Kirkham Story Homes 1

Kirkham residential consultation underway

Story Homes and Hollins Strategic Land are in discussions with stakeholders and residents before they submit a reserved matters planning application later in autumn for 170 homes.


Liverpool edges towards spatial framework

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Neil Tague

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and West Lancashire Council have published a draft Strategic Housing and Employment Land Market Assessment, a key stage in putting together its Single Spatial Framework to guide development up to 2037.

Morecambe Aldi

Enlarged Aldi approved in Morecambe

Lancaster City Council has granted planning permission for a replacement Aldi food store on the supermarket’s current site on Marine Road West, close to Morecambe town centre.


South Ribble approves 160-acre Cuerden plan

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Lancashire County Council, Maple Grove and Brookhouse Group have gained planning consent for a 2.2m sq ft development at the Cuerden site near Bamber Bridge, including a 350,000 sq ft unit to be occupied by furniture giant Ikea.

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.

Westmorland Shopping Centre

Praxis buys Westmorland Shopping Centre for £7.1m

Commenting on the purchase, Gary Roberts, managing director of Praxis, defended the future of physical stores in the face of the rise of e-commerce, and described the current state of the retail industry as “Darwinism in action”.

UCLan New Square The Vision For The New Student Centre

Plans in for £60m UCLan centrepiece

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The University of Central Lancashire’s £200m regeneration has taken another step forward, with the submission of a planning application for its Student Centre and Civic Square project.