Stirling Prize-winning architect named Liverpool City Region’s ‘Design Champion’

Stirling Prize-winning architect Paul Monaghan will be announced today (14 November) as the Liverpool City Region’s first ‘Design Champion’.Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram believes the selection of West Derby-born Monaghan is a “huge step towards putting the issue of good design higher up the agenda”.The founding director of London-based Allford Hall Monaghan ... Read More...

Liverpool and Greater Manchester make Channel 4 shortlist for new national HQ

Liverpool and Greater Manchester have been shortlisted by Channel 4 as possible locations for its new national HQ.The two North West cities were named by the broadcaster yesterday alongside Cardiff, Glasgow, Bristol, Leeds and the West Midlands.Each location is also shortlisted to become one of three ‘creative hubs’ if unsuccessful in its ... Read More...

International Business Festival 2018: What’s in it for North West firms?

International Business Festival 2018: What's in it for North West firms? Liverpool is preparing to welcome global delegations and high profile business leaders to its third International Business Festival. Before Exhibition Centre Liverpool is transformed into a hub for networking, knowledge sharing and negotiating from 12-28 June, festival chairman Max Steinberg ... Read More...

The NWPAs 2017: Winners reactions

The NWPAs 2017: Winners reactions Words by Natasha Young  A year of North West property industry success was recently celebrated as the spectacular annual NWPAs returned.The glittering black tie event, sponsored by Countryside, rolled into Lutyens Crypt at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral with a fabulous circus theme, and brought a host of firsts ... Read More...

Urban Splash founder elected RIBA fellow

The co-founder of Manchester-based regeneration firm Urban Splash has been named as a fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).Jonathan Falkingham MBE, who started the company with Tom Bloxham in 1993, has joined a list of just 30 professionals to receive the accolade.The title is bestowed in recognition of RIBA’s ... Read More...

North West business finalists announced for apprenticeship awards

The regional finalists for this year’s National Apprentice Awards have been announced.Competing for this year’s awards are 16 companies from across the North West including Barclays, BAE Systems, Unilever and The Co-Operative Group.Ashtead Plant Hire, Busy Bees Childcare, Cartwright Group, Onefile, RealityMine, River Canal Rescue, Softcat, Denise Thomas Hair Salon, ... Read More...