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...

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...

Pochin’s CEO: Review of procurement procedures needed following Carillion collapse

A review of the public sector’s procurement of lead contracts is needed following Carillion’s collapse according to a construction leader.Speaking to Move Commercial, Pochin’s CEO Jim Nicholson says the industry will continue to operate with “inherent risks” until old habits are addressed.As of 3 April, 1,802 people had been made redundant following the liquidation ... Read More...

Safer Sphere expands Princes Dock footprint

Construction safety company Safer Sphere has signed up to an additional office at 8 Princes Dock in Liverpool.The St Helens-based firm will share the 3,519 sq ft first floor space with Walker Sime and Planit-IE.According to Safer Sphere, the move shows the businesses “on-going commitment" to Liverpool.Mike Forsyth, managing director of Safer ... Read More...