After approving Everton’s new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock two miles away, Liverpool City Council voted in favour of the club’s £82m plan to redevelop its current home into a mixed-use scheme featuring 173 homes and 51,000 sq ft of offices.
The club has taken a huge step towards realising its ambition to relocate from Goodison Park to a 53,000-capacity stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock in Liverpool, after councillors brushed aside heritage-related concerns and granted the scheme planning consent.
Ridge Liverpool, an entity of the UK build-to-rent developer, has acquired 30-36 Pall Mall in Liverpool from Anwyl Construction and is pressing ahead with previously consented plans to build 336 apartments on the plot.
The industrial developer has sold plots at Brookfield Business Park in Aintree and Estuary Commerce Park in Speke to 4th Industrial, a venture backed by TPG Real Estate Partners, as part of a £40m UK-wide deal.
Liverpool City Council has earmarked the club’s proposed 53,000-capacity stadium for approval, setting aside conservation groups' concerns about the harm it could cause to the listed Bramley-Moore Dock.
The recording studio is to relocate to Islington after plans to convert an industrial unit on Kempston Street were approved, paving the way for the redevelopment of the property in the Ropewalks into apartments.