outside the new pets at home hq

Pets at home opens new pet-friendly HQ

29th January 2019

Pets at Home has opened a new pet-friendly head office in Stanley Green Business Park in Handforth, Cheshire. The company’s HQ will now be based in Chester House, a 22,669 sq ft building owned by commercial property firm Orbit Developments, which has also been renamed in honour of the first ever Pets at Home store… Read more »

man poses with girl painting new homes birdbox

Elan Invests £2 Million-plus in communities and new homes

28th January 2019

Investment worth more than £2 million was set aside for communities across the North West, North Wales and the Midlands by Elan Homes in 2018. The figure includes community contributions linked to ongoing Elan developments; those that launched; achieved sell-out success or were acquired by the homebuilder over the year. More than £1 million was… Read more »

care homes

New care to deliver 139 new care home beds in Stockport

11th January 2019

Leading development-led care home operator New Care has received planning consent for two new £15million care homes in Stockport. Helping to address the increasing shortage of beds in the area, the award-winning Cheshire-based operator has received approval for a state-of-the-art 71-bed care home off Hardy Drive in Bramhall and a similar 68-bed care facility on… Read more »

development framework

Council unveils exciting proposals for new rail link, homes and marina

10th January 2019

Cheshire East Council is set to unveil proposals for an exciting redevelopment incorporating new homes, a marina and railway station – and it wants the public’s views on the plans. Residents, businesses and stakeholders in Middlewich are to be asked to comment on the proposed Brooks Lane development framework – a 23-hectare site where 200… Read more »

heritage property

Investment company embarks on next phase of growth the new heritage project

8th January 2019

New project announced for Oaksmore which allows ‘every day’ investors to benefit from supporting British heritage projects New heritage luxury barn conversion project in Chester is due to be completed this year Investors are keen to breathe new life into heritage property across the UK while also earning up to 7.5% return on their investment,… Read more »

Destruction of the old cheese room and end gable by property developer

Cheshire Property developer guilty of ‘reckless vandalism’ to outstanding Cheshire manor house

5th December 2018

A property developer, who carried out unauthorised demolition and works on a Grade II* listed building, must carry out 250 hours of community service and pay fines and court costs, following successful prosecution by Cheshire East Council. Laurence Daw, of property developer company Cheshire Estates, pleaded guilty (at a previous hearing) to 15 offences under… Read more »

connected communities centres

Cheshire East unveils another four ‘Connected Communities’ centres

29th November 2018

Local residents and volunteers came together to celebrate the unveiling of four more Connected Communities centres in Cheshire East. Oakmere Extra Care Housing in Handforth, Goostrey Village Hall, Holmes Chapel Library and Holmes Chapel Community Centre became the latest venues to join the Connected Communities scheme and offer a wide range of services to local… Read more »

Macclesfield town centre

Work begins on new strategic regeneration vision for Macclesfield

13th November 2018

Cheshire East Council has appointed leading consultants to help develop a new vision, strategy and ‘route map’ to deliver jobs and economic growth in Macclesfield town centre. The aim is to provide developers and investors with the confidence and certainty needed to bring forward investment. Property experts Cushman and Wakefield will lead the team, with… Read more »


Cheshire and Warrington preparing to send ‘biggest and best’ delegation yet to MIPIM 2019

7th November 2018

Cheshire and Warrington will showcase its unique investment potential on a global stage when the region returns to the world’s largest property and investment event, MIPIM, next spring. At a MIPIM 2019 launch event hosted by Knights 1759 in Wilmslow, Victoria Merton, Director of Corporate Affairs at The Peel Group and the chair of the… Read more »

Harvey homes team

Father and son launch new luxury home building business harvey homes

1st November 2018

Former Hillcrest Homes MD on board First development supported by Together Westshield appointed as main contractor Calder Peel appointed as architect A Chartered Surveyor who for many years led Sainsbury’s store development programme in the North West and Northern England & Wales has launched a luxury home building business in partnership with his son and… Read more »