Published: 2nd Dec 2019

Liverpool City Council wants to see a former landfill site on the shores of the River Mersey transformed into 1,500-home ‘green community’. A report will be presented to the city council’s cabinet on Friday (December 6) which outlines a programme of activity which could lead to a major programme of housebuilding along the southern shoreline of the river. The report identifies four major stepping stones for a comprehensive regeneration of the 28-acre site, which has lain dormant for more than 20 years and held the International Garden Festival celebrations in 1984. The council wants to complete site remediation and ground infrastructure works and then sell the land for delivery of the new homes. They expect to submit a planning application for the remediation of the Development Zone in December 2019, before accepting grant funding from Homes England and applying for funding from Liverpool City Region Combined Authority for remediation and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)