‘We have to accept that because of COVID, the council will face rental income reductions.'
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The building in Abington Street has been empty since 2018 when it was vacated by the retail chain, and since then no proposals have been put forward for it.
‘We can now begin to develop and deliver these key projects and start to create the thriving town centres local people and businesses deserve.'
'I expect it may feel a little bit later into the year than October, but it will be a matter of weeks, rather than months.’
'The development would support our efforts to double the size of the city centre, helping to boost the wider city economy by providing more jobs and opportunities.'
'We must continue to invest in this and other growth projects if we are to meet the council’s objectives of making Chesterfield a thriving borough.'
If given the green light, the programme will bring the council’s total commitment to new council home building up to £130m.
‘Inequality in the UK has been growing for decades but the case for inclusive growth has never been stronger than it is today.'
‘This seriously jeopardises any ambition to level-up the country.'
'This was a rare opportunity to buy an office building, with tenants in place, in one of the world’s most prestigious science parks that sits right at the heart of one of the UK’s fastest growing economies.'