Liverpool-based social enterprise PLACED have launched the PLACED Academy in the hope of inspiring new architects, planners and urban designers.
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The council say they have ‘long-held ambitious plans’ for the site but due to lack of funding, they’ve been unable to carry out remediation works.
The works, set to be undertaken by contractor Willmott Dixon, will aim to remediate land around Bixteth Street Gardens in Liverpool’s commercial district.
The Baltic Triangle now serves as Liverpool’s creative and digital quarter and is also home to many popular night-time economy venues.
‘As Harry Enfield and his chums would say about anyone from Liverpool, including me – “calm down, calm down”.’
In July, Wirral South MP Alison McGovern criticised Peel Land and Property for slow progress on the project, which was first mooted over eight years ago.
Heat networks work by converting hot water from steam at a waste incinerator before distributing it to homes along a network of district heating pipes.
The streets were built in the 1870’s to house Welsh workers in the city but many of the Victorian properties have been derelict for decades.
‘We set up as a moral thing. “You don’t give a shit about this area and we do”.’
Liverpool City Council has given the go-ahead to further development of the area surrounding Anfield stadium.