Recommendations on ‘Delivering a Northern Infrastructure Strategy’ handed to metro mayors

A call for central government to immediately increase the level of infrastructure investment forms part of a new Northern Powerhouse report.‘Delivering a Northern Infrastructure Strategy’ by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is being handed over to Liverpool and Manchester’s metro mayors today (7 September) and includes a number of ... Read More...

Interview: Rob Whitehead, Improbable

Interview: Rob Whitehead, Improbable Virtual simulation start-up Improbable made headlines globally in May when it raised $500 million (£390m) in a funding round led by Japan’s SoftBank. Move Commercial caught up with Liverpool-born co-founder and chief technology officer, Rob Whitehead to find out more about this remarkable investment which has valued ... Read More...

Search underway for Wirral Growth Company investment partner

Wirral Council's extensive regeneration plans for the borough could soon move forward as the search for an investment partner is underway.The local authority is seeking financial backing for its Wirral Growth Company, which will deliver a potential £1 billion development programme.Areas earmarked for regeneration under the plans include the waterfront side of ... Read More...

Ask the panel: digital or physical infrastructure – which will have the greater impact in the North West?

Ask the panel: digital or physical infrastructure - which will have the greater impact in the North West? The government’s recently announced UK Digital Strategy includes commitment to developing a “world class” digital infrastructure whilst, at the same time, it presses ahead with the £56 billion HS2 and the mammoth Trans-Pennine ... Read More...

One Stockport Exchange will ‘enable firms to benefit from £1bn investment’

New Grade A office building One Stockport Exchange will enable more businesses to benefit from the borough’s £1 billion investment, according to regeneration leaders.The five-storey workspace at the heart of the flagship mixed-use Stockport Exchange scheme was officially launched in the presence of property agents and Stockport Council representatives, bringing ... Read More...