Shakespeare North

Prescot clinches £3.1m for town centre regen

Sarah Townsend

Knowsley Council has secured funding to progress a masterplan for an area of Prescot encompassing the £27m Shakespeare North theatre, a grade two-listed former museum, and other historic buildings in and around Market Place.

Zip World

Liverpool zip wire approval sparks anger

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Dan Whelan

The decision to grant planning permission to Zip World for a £4m scheme to install a 400-metre wire between St Johns Beacon to Liverpool Central Library has met with criticism from commentators.

Duke Street Hotel Molo

Latest Duke Street hotel awaits sign-off

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Dan Whelan

Molo Hotels is planning to build a 255-bedroom hotel on the site of the former NCP multi-storey car park, on the corner of Duke Street and Suffolk Street in the Ropewalks area of Liverpool. 

Paddington Village

Liverpool asks Govt for £200m project boost

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Dan Whelan

The city council has asked Government to help fund developments, including a new cruise terminal and the next phase of the £1bn science and technology hub Paddington Village, as part of a £1.4bn Covid-19 economic recovery plan. 

Jamie Blennerhassett Hassett Homes

Hassett and TGF form Liverpool housing JV

Sarah Townsend

Start-up Hassett Homes has signed a joint venture deal with lender TGF Capital to build an initial 43 homes across the Liverpool City Region with a combined development value of £12m, and further schemes in future.

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Merseyrail funding wait continues

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Government is yet to offer funding to support the Liverpool City Region rail service during the Covid-19 crash in income, despite Mayor Steve Rotheram telling a parliamentary committee this week the picture for local transport networks was “stark”.

Festival Gardens

Liverpool’s Festival Gardens gathers speed

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Sarah Townsend

Remediation work at the 23-acre former gardens site is permitted to start now, after the council applied to discharge planning conditions to prepare the site for the delivery of up to 1,500 homes.