Aerial photo of Hayle Harbour, Cornwall

Work begins at last on 30 year-delayed Hayle Harbour redevelopment

The residents of a Cornish town have been on a roller coaster of hope and despair since the 1980s, when a redevelopment package for their harbour was first put together. Plans to regenerate Hayle harbour have been promised to locals for almost 40 years. After decades of dereliction and many failed attempts, the long-awaited transformation of the site is finally one step closer. This week, work started at North Quay, one of the parts of Hayle harbour which is hoped to be turned into a attractive destination in Cornwall. This first phase is set to…

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CGI of planned Old Trafford cricket ground

Old Trafford cricket ground plans approved

New stand approved for Old Trafford cricket ground Councillors have approved plans for a new 5,000 seat capacity stand at Old Trafford cricket ground in Manchester. Trafford Council’s planning and development management committee granted consent for the BDP-designed grandstand on Brian Statham Way in Manchester. Old Trafford hosts England cricket internationals as well as Lancashire fixtures in the County Championship Division One and – from this summer – Hundred outfit Manchester Originals. The approved project will increase the permanent capacity of the historic venue by more than 3,000 seats to…

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Baltic Triangle street art

Leisure-led Merseyside developments tipped for property investment

Many property pundits have been espousing the benefits of investing in the North West to take advantage of low buy-in costs and high yields. Manchester has taken many of the plaudits in past decades, but Merseyside is now coming to the fore with demand driven by the numerous large-scale infrastructure developments taking place here. Liverpool had a difficult post-war period, but has been on an upward trajectory since being selected as the European Capital of Culture in 2008. The city has caught the eye of many investors in recent years…

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