Published: 23rd Apr 2018

Plans have been submitted to Liverpool City Council that could see the further development of the city’s ‘Fabric District’.   The Fabric District takes its name from the historic associations with the fashion and textile industries in Liverpool and is currently home to the city’s universities and the £1bn Paddington Village scheme. The official launch of the area is on May 10, and it will be followed by the hosting of a three-day international free arts festival sponsored by Liverpool John Moore’s University and Finsa, featuring a wide programme of events and exhibitions. The team behind the plan include business owners, property developers, community groups and Regenda housing, as well as Professor John Hyatt, director of Art LABS at the Liverpool School of Art & Design. They have been working on the Fabric District regeneration project for the past two years. Their mixed-use vision document includes a plan to revitalise the … (To read the full article, subscribe below)