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Liverpool’s £47m Highways Revamp Gets Under Way

31/01/19   A £47m overhaul of roads in Liverpool city centre will start on Monday 4 February with contractor Graham kicking off works on Victoria Street through to the Queensway Tunnel. The first phase of the wider Liverpool City Centre Connectivity scheme will see the contractor widen pavements, remove bus layovers, and improve public realm […]

North West Investment Reaches Highest Level In Decade

30/01/19   Property investment in the North West last year reached £3.17bn, the highest year since 2007, according to Lambert Smith Hampton, buoyed by deals in the residential, hotels and leisure sectors. LSH’s UK Investment Transactions report recorded £1bn of deals in the final quarter of 2018. In 2017, the annual total was £3.09bn. The […]

Inside The Abandoned Baltic Triangle Train Station That’s Set To Reopen

28/01/19   Alcoves and windows remain at the historic station abandoned more than a century ago. For decades the station, in a cutting by Parliament Street, decayed with the area around it, but over the last decade the Baltic Triangle has become a development hotspot. It’s home to dozens of creative businesses, while bars and nightspots have opened. […]

Liverpool Named One of Britain’s Best Cities

25/01/19 The city was named in the Telegraph’s Top 20 Travel Destinations Liverpool is one of the best cities in Britain to visit – and here is why. Our city has been voted ahead of other popular destinations to explore such as Glasgow, Chester and Newcastle. Readers have been voting for the best city to […]

Port of Liverpool Secures Permanent Transatlantic Cargo Route

17/01/19 Maersk Line and MSC temporarily switched its TA4 route linking the UK with several US ports from Felixstowe to Liverpool last year – and has now made the switch permanent. Port of Liverpool boss Mark Whitworth says the “tide is turning” in Liverpool’s favour after securing a permanent transatlantic cargo route. Last year the […]

TEAM APPOINTED TO OVERSEE BALTIC TRIANGLE MASTERPLAN

15/01/19 A team of urban designers and planners have been appointed to create a new masterplan for Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle. LDA Design, who led the masterplanning for the regeneration of London’s Olympic Park, is to draft a Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) to guide the future development of the area. The site earmarked for work covers […]

£20M BOOST FOR NORTH WESTERN HALLS SCHEME

14/01/19 A £20m senior loan facility designed to support the redevelopment of the North Western Halls in Liverpool city centre has been secured. CBRE’s investment advisory team, part of CBRE Capital Advisors, has arranged for the boost on behalf of the Merseyside Pension Fund. It is the second loan that the organisation has committed to […]

Liverpool ONE Hailed For Transforming City

03/12/18 Liverpool ONE – which is marking ten years in operation – has “transformed” the city centre and made it the “envy of many across the UK and overseas”, according to Steve Rotheram. The site opened in May 2008, coinciding with Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture. Since then, the destination has contributed £3.3bn […]

‘Golden Era’ of US Trade For Liverpool City Region

  The chief executive Mersey Maritime believes that Liverpool City Region could greatly benefit from increased US trade and investment in a post-Brexit world. Chris Shirling-Rooke anticipates that the region could gain as much as £500m in extra trade and investment in what he has described as a new ‘golden era’ as the UK and […]

LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER NAMED 10TH TOP GLOBAL FDI DESTINATION

01/11/18 The IBM Global Locations Trends Report had listed the combined metropolitan areas of Liverpool and Manchester as the world’s tenth top ranking area for FDI. The report, published today,  ranked areas by the number of foreign direct investment projects and the jobs they generated. From 2016 to 2017 Liverpool and Manchester secured 68 major […]


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