Construction start date for Prescot’s Shakespeare North Playhouse

Kier will begin the construction of Prescot’s highly anticipated multi-million pound Shakespeare North Playhouse next month.It’s hoped the theatre and education centre, which will celebrate Knowsley’s links with Elizabethan drama and William Shakespeare himself, can attract hundreds of thousands of new visitors to the borough every year.Beginning on 8 April, the initial work ... Read More...

Government funding boost for cinema and restaurant in Hoylake town hall

The planned redevelopment of Hoylake’s former town hall has been given a major boost by the government.Hylgar Properties was given permission last August to turn the building into a home for a cinema, café, restaurant, creative offices and studio spaces.The government has announced a major injection of cash for 11 coastal projects in the ... Read More...

Search on for planners to help transform part of Liverpool’s waterfront

National Museums Liverpool is on the hunt for planners to help transform its waterfront estate.The brief is to create a modern visitor attraction which connects Liverpool’s historic waterfront with the city, its architecture and the River Mersey.The affected area, around the Canning Graving Docks, is at the heart of Liverpool’s World Heritage ... Read More...

Commission established to deliver ‘world-class’ railway station in Liverpool city centre

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the formation of a commission to deliver a new 'world-class' train station in Liverpool city centre.Professor Denise Barrett-Baxendale, CEO of Everton Football Club, will chair the expert group tasked with choosing a site for the transport hub.The new station will fully connect the Liverpool ... Read More...