Progress for Liverpool’s £700m Festival Park regeneration scheme

A £1 million programme of Festival Park enabling works could be approved next week to move the major mixed-use regeneration scheme forward.The site investigations on Liverpool’s former International Festival Gardens and Southern Grasslands zones are expected to be given the go-ahead by city council cabinet members.The local authority, which last ... Read More...

Council proposes new charges for events in Liverpool’s parks and public spaces

Organisers of commercial and charitable events could face new charges for the use of Liverpool’s parks and public spaces.Liverpool City Council cabinet members will consider introducing the policy and rates, which the local authority says would “help safeguard parks from the potential impacts of future cuts to the council’s budget”.If ... Read More...

Calls for further examination and consultation on Festival Park vision

Further examination and consultation is needed on Liverpool’s Festival Park masterplan, according to a group of councillors.The vision for the city’s Festival Gardens site will be discussed during a Liverpool City Council meeting next week after Green Party members called-in a previous decision to progress it.In June the council’s cabinet ... Read More...

Masterplan for 294 Welsh Streets homes recommended for approval

A masterplan to provide 294 new homes in Liverpool’s Welsh Streets is recommended for approval by the city council’s cabinet.A proposal by PlaceFirst to deliver the properties through both the refurbishment of existing housing and new builds will be considered on Friday (23 June).The developer has already completed a pilot scheme (pictured) ... Read More...

Paddington Village residential buildings to be reduced in size

New residential blocks forming part of Liverpool’s Paddington Village scheme could be scaled back following a public consultation into the project.Responding to feedback given during the process, Liverpool City Council has amended its Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) which will set out key principles and design parameters for the project moving ... Read More...