Knowsley Council and the developer have agreed a deal to transfer 87 shops and 12.4 acres of land into council ownership in what is claimed to be the local authority’s largest-ever property investment.
Wirral Council and Muse Developments have revealed long-awaited proposals for a major overhaul of Birkenhead town centre, including up to 280,000 sq ft of offices, a leisure centre, and a new home for Birkenhead Market.
Leader of the council Cllr Pat Hackett has promised its upcoming Local Plan will feature no Green Belt release, in a pledge that backtracks from previous proposals to allocate nearly 50 sites for development.
The £5bn opportunity at Liverpool Waters, investment in Knowsley, tackling the City Region's transport troubles, and the city centre's office market were all under the spotlight at this Place North West event in Liverpool.
An outline planning application has been submitted to Liverpool City Council for a mixed-use development including a warehouse, restaurant, and 60-bedroom lodge on the site of a former Tea Factory in Speke.