Whitakers Garden Centre Prescot

Prescot garden centre homes look to be built

Dan Whelan

Knowsley Council has recommended approval for housebuilder Taylor Wimpey's plans to develop 227 homes on the site of the 19-acre Whitakers Garden Centre on Liverpool Road.

Central Buildings Crosby

Sefton rejects Crosby resi 

Dan Whelan

Plans from developers Urban Generation Crosby and Penny Lane Builders to redevelop the site of the former Central Buildings into apartments have been knocked back by the council over a lack of public amenity space. 

Southport Public Realm

Southport details public realm revamp

Sarah Townsend

The Merseyside coastal town has unveiled further proposals for its interconnectivity “refresh”, including 300,000 sq ft of new public spaces in the town centre and waterfront, and improved pedestrian and cycling routes.

Haydock Point road entrance

Haydock Point inquiry set for next year

Dan Whelan

St Helens Council is to determine its position on the 1.8m sq ft industrial scheme next week, ahead of an inquiry by the secretary of state at which the proposal will be considered alongside three similar applications called in this year.

Merseycare Maghull

Mental health facility primed for Sefton

Neil Tague

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust expects to win consent to build a low secure mental health unit on a 6.4-acre plot of undeveloped land at Villas Road near Maghull.