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WILLIAMSON SQUARE CONSULTATIONS TO BEGIN

19/02/18   Talks on how to revitalise the historic Williamson Square in Liverpool are set to start. Liverpool City Council, together with the Liverpool BID Company and the Everyman & Playhouse, are behind the consultation which will run until the end of April. It is hoped they will lead to idea on how best to […]

VAST VISIBILITY ACCELERATE GROWTH PLANS AFTER SIGNING NEW LEASE AT LIVERPOOL WATERS

14/02/18 Vast Visibility, an insurance comparison technology provider, is expanding their presence at Liverpool Waters after signing a new lease at No.8 Princes Dock. Vast Visibility software powers a number of insurance brands including The Bike Insurer, The Van Insurer, Confused.com and Auto Trader. The company is increasing its headcount after a successful period of […]

HOTEL PLANS UNVEILED FOR NORTH WESTERN HALL

08/02/18   The grade II-listed North Western Hall next to Liverpool Lime Street station could soon revert back to use as a hotel, it has been revealed. Contractor and developer Worthington Properties has briefed leisure specialist to secure a new operator for the former North Western Hotel, one of the founding family of grand railway […]

HUGE CREATIVITY DISTRICT SET TO TAKE MAJOR STEP FORWARD

05/02/18 The proposed transformation of 125 acres of former docklands on the edge of Liverpool into a new creativity district, generating up to 2,500 jobs, is set to take a major step forward. Liverpool City Council’s cabinet is expected to approve a new planning policy on Friday, 9 February 2018 that will shape the development […]

Ropewalks and Baltic Triangle named in top 20 neighbourhoods

01/02/18 Ropewalks & Baltic Triangle are included in a list of the top 20 ‘most hip and happening places’. A list which names the top 20 coolest neighbourhoods in the UK includes two areas in Liverpool. The 2018 Hip Hangout Guide has been created by TravelSupermarket, together with bloggers Travels of Adam and The Cosy […]

Student boom shows no sign of slowing, says Cushmans

29/01/18 The boom in student accommodation schemes hit new levels in 2017, according to Cushman & Wakefield, with the consultancy reporting that 30,000 bed spaces were delivered nationally in the year. C&W’s UK Student Accommodation Report 2017/18 studies the market across the UK, including demand and supply of new developments. While the numbers of newly delivered en-suite […]

HOTEL AND ROOFTOP SKYBAR LINED UP FOR THE ECHO BUILDING

17/01/18 A 207-bedroom hotel with a rooftop skybar offering spectacular views across Liverpool could soon be created as part of the mixed-use redevelopment of the Echo Building in the heart of the commercial district. Trinity Mirror North West & North Wales has submitted a full planning application to Liverpool City Council to transform the Echo […]

EVERTON TARGET 2022 COMPLETION DATE FOR WATERFRONT STADIUM

11/01/18 Everton’s chief executive Robert Elstone has told supporters that the Premier League club hopes to be able to play in its new waterfront stadium at Bramley Moore Dock from August 2022, but warned that there is much work to be done in order for the proposals to become a reality. The club confirmed last […]

GROUND BREAKING WORK STARTS AT LIVERPOOL WATERS DEVELOPMENT

10/01/18 Building work at Liverpool Waters, one of Europe’s largest redevelopment projects, is officially underway after a ground-breaking ceremony for Plaza 1821 marked the beginning of a wave of construction work at Princes Dock. Plaza 1821 is a £21 million, sixteen-storey residential tower which will house 105 one and two bedroom apartments. The building will […]

Liverpool leads the way for listed buildings

09/01/18   English Heritage is beginning to turn it’s focus on the city of Liverpool as it attempts to pereserve the city’s heritage. In recent years, Liverpool has undergone much regeneration and the landscape of the area is changing greatly. It is thought that dozens of historic buildings are presently under consideration for achieving a […]


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