By Faye Wasilowski. More than twenty thousand homes are set to be built in Liverpool City Centre, with some plans already underway. Architect Adam Hall speaking at the Mipim Property Festival in Cannes earlier this year, used some of his firms CGI’s to show his ambitions for transforming the city centre. Three sets of towers situated on Prince’s Doc are just some of the new … Continue reading Thousands of new homes planned for Liverpool.
By Sarah Almond Liverpool is set to become the brand new home for the big and small screen, with plans being unveiled for it to be claimed as “Hollywood of the North”. In June 2018, the owner of the Littlewoods building, CAPITAL&CENTRIC, announced the ambitious deal with major filming company, Twickenham Studios to transform what once was the Football Pools, into an impressive filming hub. … Continue reading Is There Still Hope for Britain’s “Hollywood of the North”?
By Maëlle Fontaine. The A59 is to undergo roadworks carried out by contractor King Construction. Starting today, the programme is aimed to include three upgraded crossings, a new toucan crossing and two new pedestrian crossings. Bus priority at two major junctions is to be created and 2km of road will be resurfaced . Road users from the Walton, Kirkdale and Anfield areas are encouraged to … Continue reading Now that the Grand National is over, let the roadworks begin
By Daniel Williams
A major Liverpool road is set to undergo a 12-month construction project next week, with drivers being warned of delays.
Roadworks will start on the A59, which connects Liverpool to Preston, on April 8. Continue reading Traffic delays likely as historic Liverpool road to undergo £6 million revamp
By Olivia Wagg
Located in the heart of Liverpool, Bixteth Street Gardens is at the centre of office buildings, apartments and trees.
A place once home to wildlife, can now be found fenced off and bombarded by posters urging to save the gardens. Continue reading The Fight For Bixteth Street Gardens in Liverpool
As Liverpool’s Festival Gardens receives new government funding, Mersey Mash looks into the development of the planned garden suburb that has been 35 years in the making.
Daniel Williams reports. Continue reading Liverpool’s Festival Gardens – how a former tip can become the city’s next great landmark
A deserted Conservative Club on Crawford Avenue, just off Smithdown Road is set to be given a new lease of life as it becomes a hub for the whole community. A Crowdfunder has been started to raise the £30,000 needed to repair the damaged building, which will be renamed the Smithdown Social Club and become a non for profit venue for people of the … Continue reading From Tory Club to Community Hub: The new social centre in Smithdown
by Harriet Morphy-Morris
The illegal dumping of rubbish and old furniture is becoming a major problem for the residents of Kensington.
Residential streets are being blighted with old sofas, rotten wood and tyres. Continue reading Residents say Kensington streets plagued by fly-tipping
By Francesco Guerritore A group of volunteers from Anfield is working to keep it a welcoming borough by cleaning the streets and educating people from the area. James Coates, coordinator of Your Housing Group, started the project last June, knocking on doors in Anfield and gathering consensus from people to volunteer with him. Now the group is known as the ‘Alley Angels’ and is extremely … Continue reading The ‘Alley Angels’ of Anfield want you to join them
By Francesco Guerritore
Work has started on a new car park at Kings Dock next to Liverpool Arena to replace one which burned down on New Year’s Eve 2017.
The old car park was destroyed after a car caught fire and sparked a huge blaze which wrecked 1,400 cars parked there at the time. Continue reading Work starts on new Kings Dock car park in Liverpool