Plans submitted for new boutique hotel in Liverpool’s Queen Square

Promenade Estates has submitted a planning application to convert its Grade II-listed Queen Square headquarters into a 43-bed boutique hotel. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse, the building was the regional headquarters of Pearl Assurance and overlooks St John’s Gardens and St George’s Hall.It also adjoins the city’s Marriot Hotel, which ... Read More...

Autumn Budget: Liverpool agent hopes end to Stamp Duty will keep ‘market moving’

A Liverpool estate agent hopes Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s decision to abolish Stamp Duty for first-time buyers will help keep the city’s housing market moving.Helen Griffin-Booth, director at Bluerow Homes, says the measure could also give prospective homeowners a “more positive, optimistic outlook to owning their own home”.Helen was speaking after ... Read More...

Liverpool’s Baltic Village wins national award

Liverpool's Baltic Village apartment development has won a prestigious national award for the way it has been managed.Promenade Estates' £50 million construction scheme was handed a 'Silver' accolade at the Considerate Constructors Awards for projects valued between £10m and £50m during a ceremony at Manchester's Lowry Hotel.Peter Hynd, chairman of Promenade Estates, ... Read More...

Liverpool’s city centre sanctuary

Liverpool's city centre sanctuary Words by Natasha Young Liverpool city centre is renowned for its world-famous waterfront and numerous landmarks, a celebrated cultural offering and a thriving selection of retailers, bars and restaurants. From giant puppetry to colossal cruise ships, it’s also a frequent stage for headline-grabbing large-scale events. Seemingly more so ... Read More...

Luxury New Brighton apartments complete area’s regeneration

A luxury apartment development in New Brighton is now fully sold, completing the final phase of the area’s £60 million regeneration.The success of The Prom apartments follows on from the redevelopment of Marine Point, which features restaurants, an eight-screen cinema, retail units, a hotel and a children’s play centre.Developer Promenade ... Read More...

Baltic Village among schemes due in 2016

A private rented sector scheme (PRS) overlooking Liverpool's waterfront is among major city projects heading for completion in 2016, after overcoming challenges during construction.The Baltic Village development, by Promenade Estates, is said to be on track and is expected to be ready for September next year, in a move which will mark the long-awaited transformation of ... Read More...

Housing market reacts to Autumn Statement

Liverpool’s housing market and construction experts have reacted to Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement.In his agenda the Chancellor revealed the government’s plan to build 400,000 affordable new homes across England and that the housing budget will double to £2 billion per year, declaring ‘we choose to build’.The city's residential experts have ... Read More...