Boat museum plans granted consent

Simon Donohue

The Lake District National Park Authority has granted consent to plans for the £13.3m Windermere Steamboat Museum.

Extra care apartments gain consent

Plans have been approved for a £2.7m Eden Housing Association project to build extra care apartments for older people in Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria.

Windermere convention centres gets go-ahead

Savage & Chadwick Architects and planning consultancy Steven Abbott Associates LLP have secured planning consent on behalf of English Lakes Hotels for a new 600-capacity convention centre on the shore of Windermere at the Low Wood Bay Hotel.

University seeks architects

Cumbria University is seeking architectural and related services for a four year framework to support its capital works plan.

Eight compete for Windermere attraction

Eight design teams have been shortlisted for the competition to redevelop the Windermere Steamboat Museum on the shores of Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park.

FWP to revamp Cumbrian hotels

Lake District Hotels has appointed design practice Frank Whittle Partnership to oversee an upgrade of its flagship hotels in Cumbria.