Published: 7th Jan 2021

Wirral Council has bought a former House of Fraser store in Birkenhead, as part of its plans to regenerate the town centre. House of Fraser vacated the building at the end of March last year, which is situated at the entrance to the proposed central business district of Birkenhead, close to the future redevelopment of Milton Pavements and a potential attractive residential build in the nearby Hind Street area. According to the council, the purchase of the store will not only facilitate the future advancement of the town centre but it will also ensure this sizeable and well-known building will not remain empty in the long-term or will be left open to third-party development which could add little or no value to the community. Its location will have further significance if the scheme, supported by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, to remove the flyovers which currently act as a … (To read the full article, subscribe below)