Major mixed-use development planned for Liverpool’s Vauxhall area

© Image included with planning statement produced by Roman Summer Associates Part of Liverpool’s Vauxhall area could be transformed by a new residential-led, mixed-use development.Smith Young Architecture has submitted plans for eight buildings, ranging in height from five to 12 storeys, on brownfield land around Oriel Street.According to proposals, 427 apartments will ... Read More...

M&S: Decision to close Hardwick distribution centre ‘not taken lightly’

Marks & Spencer says closing its Hardwick Grange distribution centre near Warrington was “not a decision taken lightly”.The site will cease operations in September, with work transferring to other locations across the UK, including one in Bradford.Hardwick is operated by third party logistics specialist XPO Logistics with transport operations provided by ... Read More...

Masterplan to boost Liverpool’s ‘Beatles Quarter’

Liverpool City Council plans to produce a masterplan to boost the city’s ‘Beatles Quarter’ and develop its global tourism appeal.The local authority wants to increase investment and control the future use of buildings in the area around Matthew Street, which is home to the world-famous Cavern Club.A report to the council's cabinet next Friday ... Read More...

Heathrow visits Greater Manchester on tour of sites bidding to build new runway

A delegation from Heathrow will visit Greater Manchester today (13 April) as part of its tour of sites bidding to build the airport's new runway.MIDAS, Manchester’s inward investment agency, will coordinate the delegation’s visit to potential ‘Logistics Hubs’ in Bolton and Rochdale.Heathrow representatives will visit eight longlisted sites across the ... Read More...