The Warrington-based developer, behind projects including Sci-Tech Daresbury and the regeneration of Parkside Colliery, has reported a 29% increase in net asset value and an increase in profit in its annual results.
Sefton Council has lost its legal fight to order Highways England to re-consult on proposals to ease traffic on the A5036 Dunnings Bridge Road by building a dual carriageway through Rimrose Valley country park.
The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is relaunching its flagship Single Investment Fund, aiming for an era in which the Combined Authority “provides a steady flow of funding” as it targets £1.3bn investment in the region from Government over the next seven years.
Northern cities have enjoyed such a sustained period of growth that it is hard to imagine the boom coming to an end. However, despite the prevailing optimism, there have been casualties among developers and investors, writes Alastair Lomax of TLT and Steve Williams of FRP Advisory.
West Lancashire Borough Council is pressing on with its intention to update its Local Plan, declaring that changes in national and local context mean that an updated plan is the best way to position the borough for growth in the years up to 2050.