Rotheram Explores Merseyside Monorail

18/10/18 Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has revealed he and the Liverpool City Region leaders are considering the potential for an overhead railway to return to the city’s waterfront. Known as the Dockers’ Umbrella, the light railway operated from the 1890s to the 1950s when it was deemed too expensive to repair and was demolished. Liverpool […]

Demand Outstripping Supply In Lettings Market

10/10/18   New research has shown that the lettings market is seeing substantial activity with viewings up over 13% on the year and lease signings up 3.5%, while supply has declined 6.9%. The quarterly research from estate agent software platform Reapit and Dataloft, residential property market intelligence consultancy, signals an imminent supply-side squeeze in a […]

Liverpool Sets Out Plan To Protect Baltic Triangle

05/10/18 Liverpool City Council is looking to draw up a spatial regeneration framework for the Baltic Triangle in an attempt to guide future development for the area and protect its growing cluster of digital and tech businesses. The council had previously endorsed a development framework in December last year, which set out its ambitions for […]


03/10/18   Liverpool and Manchester are among the five most entrepreneurial cities in the UK, according to new data. The Start-up Loans Company (SULCo) has ranked locations across the country based on how much money it has invested in each area. London topped the list, with aspiring business owners in the capital receiving loans worth […]


28/09/18 Liverpool Waters, the £5 billion regeneration project, and the city region’s biggest college, The City of Liverpool College have announced a partnership that will provide local students with apprenticeship opportunities on the project’s various developments. Liverpool Waters which is owned and managed by Peel Land and Property, will regenerate over 60 hectares of Liverpool’s […]

Hotel Operator Named For Landmark Building

28/09/18 An operator has been unveiled for the hotel earmarked for a landmark grade II-listed Liverpool building. Designed by Sir Alfred Waterhouse, and formerly known as the North Western Hotel, North Western Hall, which is located next to Lime Street and opposite St George’s Hall, was used as offices following its closure as a railway […]

First Look At New Cruise Liner Terminal Hotel On Liverpool’s Waterfront

Here’s what a new hotel planned for Liverpool’s waterfront could look like. Wates Construction has been hired by the city council to build the 200-bed hotel that will sit next to the city’s new cruise liner terminal in Princes Parade. And the developer today revealed the first image of what the four-star hotel could look like. Now a public […]

Liverpool Calls For ‘Tall Buildings For The Right Sites’

24/09/18 Liverpool City Council is looking to appoint a consultant to draw up a full tall buildings policy, which it said would need to “promote well-designed tall buildings for the right sites” while “respecting the significance” of the city’s World Heritage status. The city council’s Local Plan is currently being prepared, having been submitted for […]

Liverpool Airport Reports Highest Passenger Numbers For Seven Years

17/09/18 It was a 3% rise on August 2017 and contributed to a 2.5% increase in business for the year to date – almost 3.5m passengers have passed through LJLA this year. Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) enjoyed its busiest month in seven years in August, handling more than 535,000 passengers. It was a 3% rise […]

Hotel Bookings Are Booming

13/09/18 Liverpool hotel bookings are booming! Liverpool’s hoteliers are very happy today because our city centre hotels have witnessed a record-breaking start to the year by reaching the one million rooms mark faster than ever before. Newly-released figures show that July was the most successful month ever for city centre hotels, with a record 189,252 beds sold. […]

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