Winckley Square Gardens Hlf Reopen

Winckley Square HLF project completes

Preston's Winckley Square Gardens have been officially reopened to the public today following a £1.2m Heritage Lottery Fund-supported restoration.

Tuebrook Reading Room

Tuebrook community hub secures £3.9m Lottery cash

The redevelopment of the Grade II-listed Andrew Carnegie Library in Tuebrook, Liverpool is one step closer following the Heritage Lottery Fund’s confirmation of £3.9m in grant funding for the project.

Rsa Heritage Map North Crop

Cumbria tops heritage index

Districts in Cumbria spanned the top five areas for heritage in the North West, according to the 2016 RSA Heritage Index. South Lakeland made the national top 10, while Liverpool was overthrown by Bristol as top heritage city.

George Osborne Northern Powerhouse Partnership September 2016 Wide Crop

The month in property | November

Neil Tague

November featured council cock-ups, a Monty Python Northern Powerhouse moment, housing pledges and Ikea aspirations.

Myerscough Croxteth

Myerscough Croxteth plan set for approval

The redevelopment of Myerscough College’s facilities at Croxteth Park, Liverpool is set to be given the go-ahed, following a report for Liverpool City Council’s cabinet ahead of its meeting this Friday.

Hanson Quarry Cheshire Lakes

Saga continues as Cheshire watersports park unapproved

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

In its third hearing at a Cheshire East planning committee, proposals for a £1.6m watersports adventure park in Chelford have been rejected, overturning consent granted in August after an application process marred by council errors.

Wellington Rooms

Council plots options for Irish Centre refurb

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A study into the condition of the derelict Wellington Rooms in Liverpool has revealed that £120,000 of urgent repair works are required to protect the building, with the council set to apply to Historic England to joint fund the restoration.