New Chorley Prison MoJ

Chorley earmarked for UK’s third-largest prison

Neil Tague

A consultation has opened on plans for a new Government prison tipped to accommodate almost 2,000 inmates, while an overhaul of gym and sports facilities is lined up for another Lancashire site, HMP Kirkham. 

Cumbria Moorside Nuclear Pitch Site

Cumbria, Lancs fusion nuclear energy make Govt longlist

Sarah Townsend

Moorside, next to the Sellafield nuclear complex in West Cumbria, together with Heysham near Morecambe, have made it through to the next stage of a siting competition to host the UK’s first prototype fusion power plant.

Baffito's Care Home Preston

Green light for 64-bed Preston care home

Julia Hatmaker

Glenholme Wrightcare’s scheme at the former Baffitos restaurant on Navigation Way is now being broken down into two phases with the council's permission.

JR Taylors St Annes

Fylde hunts consultancy for St Annes revamp 

Dan Whelan

The project involves reviewing the range of uses within the town centre, identifying new uses for empty units, and upgrading the Island to revitalise the seaside resort.

WInter Gardens Hotel Kewdeal

Winter Gardens hotel signed off

Sarah Townsend

Blackpool Council’s has unanimously approved plans by developer Kewdeal for a 160-bedroom hotel and 94-space car park next to the landmark venue.