Published: 2nd Mar 2020

Major regeneration plans for Liverpool city centre are set to be approved by councillors this week. A report will be delivered to the council’s cabinet recommending that a draft Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) be endorsed for the Upper Central area. Running from Central Station to Liverpool Science Park and Lime Street to Bold Street, Upper Central will be a destination in its own right and a key part of the Knowledge Quarter Liverpool (KQ Liverpool) Mayoral Development Zone, which currently employs 7% of the city’s workforce. The vision for Upper Central is for the area to be an international gateway site to KQ Liverpool, the city’s thriving, £2bn Innovation District. Following a public consultation, the council hopes Upper Central will attract investment and become a magnet for the digital, tech and creative sectors. The draft SRF has looked at how best to redevelop the Lime Street area around the Adelphi Hotel, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)