Built Environment Networking Blog: North West News

Former Liverpool distillery set for new life as multi-let industrial hub

Network Space has acquired a high-profile 28-acre industrial site in Liverpool, for an undisclosed amount. The Sovereign Distillery comprises 446,151 sqft of space and was the former headquarters of Halewood Artisanal Spirits PLC, a family-owned producer of world-famous artisanal wines, spirits and beers which has operated from the site at Huyton Business Park since 2000. […]

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Historic decisions to be made on Birkenhead

An eight-week consultation on the proposed transformation of Birkenhead begins tomorrow (March 24). The proposals are outlined in a major document called the Birkenhead 2040 Framework and are outlining the most radical changes to Birkenhead since the 1947 Town Plan, making the most of its history and heritage using William Laird’s town grid which he […]

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Council approves radical regeneration of Manchester hospitals

Manchester City Council’s Executive has endorsed radical plans to transform hospital sites in North Manchester and Wythenshawe. The Strategic Regeneration Frameworks (SRF) for North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) and Wythenshawe Hospital contain an ambitious vision to create two new sustainable health campuses located at the heart of their communities. Alongside connected health and social care […]

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Manchester’s super development moves forward as Victoria North

‘Victoria North’ is to become the new identity for Manchester’s largest ever residential regeneration project – a £4bn scheme which affects seven neighbourhoods in the north of the city. A joint venture between Far East Consortium (FEC) and Manchester City Council is behind the plans – previously known as the Northern Gateway – to deliver […]

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Network Space to breath new life into Manchester industrial site

Network Space has exchanged contracts for the purchase of a prime 11.4 acre redevelopment opportunity in South Manchester. The site on Atlantic Street in Altrincham, which comprises 220,000 sq ft of industrial warehouse space, was until recently the HQ and trailer manufacturing site for the Cartwright Group. Acquired from the administrators for an undisclosed sum, […]

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Plans submitted for Lancashire town’s £50m makeover

Developer Capital&Centric has submitted an outline planning application for its £50m plan to transform the former market precinct of Farnsworth near Bolton into a vibrant new town centre community. The proposal includes 220 new design-led homes and approximately 3,200 sqm of commercial space that will reboot the town centre with a new leisure, hospitality and […]

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Multi-layered Congleton development set for approval

A project to breathe new life into 57 acres of redundant farmland near Congleton Business Park is due to be approved by local planners this week. Richborough Estates has developed an innovative mixed-use scheme to include up to 175 homes, a 19,000 sqft food store, office space (37,000 sqft), light industrial use (93,000) and warehousing […]

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Manchester property developers tie up deal to transform supermarket site in Stockport

Manchester property developers Amstone yesterday completed on a former supermarket site in Stockport which is set to be transformed into a £100m build-to-rent-led residential development. Leach Rhodes Walker have started work on drawing up plans for the 550-home residential scheme, which is made up of apartments, townhouses and a large communal garden. Deloitte are assisting […]

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Infrastructure powerhouse Chancerygate maintains warehouse building momentum

Industrial developer and asset manager Chancerygate has announced it has committed to starting the development of nine sites. Ranging from Bournemouth to Warrington, the sites will have a combined gross development value of £160m and deliver close to 975,000 sqft of Grade A industrial and warehousing accommodation. The schemes form part of Chancerygate’s three million […]

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