Parkside Regeneration – Know your facts…

What is Parkside Regeneration? Parkside Regeneration is a joint venture between developers Langtree and St Helens Council, to regenerate the former Colliery at Parkside, Newton-le-Willows which closed in 1992. The proposal is to transform the derelict site located on the south-eastern edge of Newton-le-Willows into a new employment park, which will include a major rail freight terminal. The story so far… The plans for the site have been a subject of lengthy debate for many…

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Housing Boost for Newton-le-Willows

Newton-le-Willows will see the development of 142 new houses after St Helens Council gave the green light for the new development. Housing developer Taylor Wimpey will provide a mixture of detached and semi-detached properties on 4.87 hectares of land to the west of Common Road.  The land was allocated for residential development in the St Helens Unitary Development Plan. A recent assessment carried out by independent assessors found a requirement for more housing in all…

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Regeneration masterplan to target deprived Wigan council estate

Landscape architect and masterplanner Gillespies has presented a regeneration masterplan for the Worsley Mesnes estate in Wigan, which is set for a multi-million pound transformation, one of the biggest overhauls in the area since the 1980’s. The proposal includes 278 new homes, remodelling of the 1960’s streets, improved greenspace and a hub development which will comprise of shops, community space, a neighbourhood square, and 18.5 acres of improved green space. The area is one of…

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Invitation to Free Webinar on Planning

Pali, in conjunction with Groundsure, would like to invite you to join our free Webinar on Planning. When: Tuesday 11th July 2017 Time: 11:00 Duration: Approx 1 hour CPD: 1 CPD Point To register for this webinar please CLICK HERE In this informative 1 hour webinar we will cover the following: Overview / Statistics NPPF and government – where are we building and why?  Stimulants such as Help to Buy Why order a planning search and what it could highlight within…

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