Liverpool City Council’s planning committee has granted permission to the first development proposed by its housing company Foundations, also giving consent to a Baltic district hotel and an apartment scheme in Great Crosshall Street.
Wyre Council and planner De Pol have launched a consultation on a 44-acre agricultural site to the west of Great Eccleston which could accommodate nearly 385 homes, a health centre, employment space, and a primary school.
Manchester City Council is set to open up city centre sites for affordable housing and make smaller sites available for registered providers in a bid to ramp up the delivery of homes across the borough.
After criticism of its delivery of affordable housing hit the national media earlier this year, Manchester City Council has recommended a 100% shared ownership scheme in Crumpsall for refusal in a move backed by council leader Sir Richard Leese.
A reserved matters application for Wirral Waters One, a 500-home project at East Float Dock in Peel’s Wirral Waters will be considered at planning committee next Thursday, with a recommendation for approval.