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...

Approval expected for second development in Kings Dock transformation

The second development in Liverpool’s wider vision to transform Kings Dock is recommended for approval next week.Mixed-use proposals for offices, new homes and an ‘interpretation centre’ for the public to view the area’s masterplan will be considered by Liverpool City Council’s planning committee.If given the go-ahead, two new buildings will ... Read More...

Pall Mall could boost Liverpool jobs, business rates and hotels, says agent

Liverpool has “nothing to lose and everything to gain” by bringing the Pall Mall scheme forward according to a city agent.Andrew Owen of Worthington Owen says the major project could boost employment, business rates and corporate business for Liverpool’s midweek hotel market.In recent weeks a joint venture (JV) partnership between ... Read More...