VolkerStevin Fairhaven Promenade

JV lands Fylde coastal defence scheme

VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster, and Atkins, has been awarded a £17.5m coastal protection scheme contract by Fylde Council following a competitive tender.

Rack Mobike At Manchester New Cathedral Street

Mobike moves to next phase

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Dock-free bike-sharing service Mobike has said that it is moving to the next phase of its development programme, following the launch of its pilot scheme in Manchester in June.

New Cross Roads

Sign off due for New Cross public realm strategy

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Manchester City Council’s executive is expected to approve a final public realm strategy for the city’s New Cross area at a meeting today, with £6.8m due to be spent on tree planting, footpath improvements and road crossings.

TEP Appointments

TEP bulks up urban design team

The Environment Partnership has expanded the urban design team at its Warrington head office with a series of appointments and promotions.

Peel makes the case for hydrogen

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A report commissioned by Peel Environmental has claimed that developing a hydrogen economy in the North West could unlock £1.6bn GVA by 2050 and create 2,300 jobs while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 10m tonnes per year.

Sefton HLF Artist's Impression

Sefton resubmits Heritage Lottery Fund bid

The council is working with Southport Business Improvement District for a £1.7m townscape heritage project to revamp the town centre following last year’s unsuccessful application.