Liverpool architect bags top award for Calder House

Falconer Chester Hall (FCH) is celebrating after winning Residential Development of the year at the 15th annual Northern Design Awards held in Manchester.The Liverpool-based architect was honoured for Calder House – a unique development of 11 apartments overlooking Calderstones Park.The £3 million design project for developers Scheme Global was created ... Read More...

Calderstones Mansion transformation underway

Work to transform Liverpool's Calderstones Mansion into The International Centre for Shared Reading is underway.Literary charity The Reader, which has been based at the Calderstones Park site since September 2014, is behind the project to refurbish the Grade II-listed building.Phase one of the project has already resulted in improvements to The ... Read More...

Decision due on controversial Harthill Road housing scheme

Controversial plans to build 51 houses on Harthill Road near Calderstones Park will go before Liverpool City Council's planning committee next week.The local authority has recommended the Redrow scheme for approval despite objections from campaigners and local councillors.The proposals include the restoration of the Grade II-listed Beechley House, a former ... Read More...

Kids’ Pick: December

Kids’ pick: Attractions for the whole familyLittle Red and the Big Bad Wolf 2 December - 7 January, Unity TheatreIt's 'Little Red Riding Hood' but not as you know it. Yes your little ones may be familiar with the classic tale but this retelling by theatre company Action Transport Theatre will enthral them as ... Read More...