Decarbonising Panel One

Decarbonising the North West | The route to net zero

Local authorities and national Government alike are united in their ambitious talk of becoming carbon neutral within a few short years. How is the reality shaping up, a Place North West event asked.

Martin O'Rourke

COMMENT | Tech is core to the new office

Our Office of the Future whitepaper shines a light on the technology and culture needed for businesses that want to keep an advantage this year, writes Martin O’Rourke of Birchwood Park.

Electricity projects longlisted for green funding  

Dan Whelan

Increasing network capacity around Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor and the 24-acre Mayfield regeneration are among schemes Electricity North West has earmarked to receive a share of its £15m Green Recovery Fund. 


Wylfa planning deadline moved as deal yet to emerge

Sarah Townsend

The council has deferred its decision to award planning consent for the nuclear power plant scheme on Anglesey for a second time while its developer winds up operations at the site after pulling out of the project.

Stanlow Ellesmere Port

Region’s low-carbon cluster secures Govt funds

Sarah Townsend

A plan to establish the UK’s first low-carbon industrial hub, encompassing the existing energy cluster at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, has received a share of £8m from UK Research and Innovation.

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Place Events in 2021

Welcome to our conference plan for next year, blending familiar favourites with new topics reflecting the changing world.

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Peel hunts for contractor to upgrade ports

Dan Whelan

Peel Ports, part of landowner the Peel Group, has begun the search for a contractor to upgrade and expand Liverpool and Heysham ports, ahead of potentially receiving infrastructure funding from the Government.