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Proud of our past now we’re building the future

2020 marks the start of a large number of new investment projects in Chester including new environmentally-friendly drainage for the city centre, the start of the much-anticipated Chester Northgate project and house building. Chester’s One City Plan, designed to build a sustainable city fit for the future, identifies over £777 million investment in the city. […]

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City centre site investigation work from Monday 14 October

Cheshire West and Chester Council is undertaking site investigation work in the city centre involving the digging of trial pits. This is to confirm the location of services such as gas, electric, water and telecoms as well as ground conditions for necessary infrastructure works. Work will take place from Monday 14 October to Sunday 24 November, […]

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Chester Northgate plans approved

It’s full steam ahead for Chester Northgate following planning approval for plans for the first phase of development at Cheshire West and Chester Planning Committee on 3 September. Committee members gave unanimous support for the detailed designs for a new indoor market, Public Square, Picturehouse cinema and an arcade within the former library building. The Committee also […]

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Come and see plans that bring Chester Northgate to life

Phase 1 of the Chester Northgate project is being brought to life as Cheshire West and Chester Council reopens shop unit 7, in the Forum Shopping Centre, as an information point. Back by popular demand visitors will be able to view the latest designs for Phase 1 including a new indoor market, six-screen Picturehouse cinema, public […]

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Chester Northgate – plans submitted for a leisure and cultural destination in the heart of Chester

An important milestone in delivering Chester Northgate has been reached. The detailed designs for the initial phase including a new indoor market, six-screen Picturehouse cinema, public square and car park have been submitted by Cheshire West and Chester Council for planning approval. The submission is likely to be considered by the planning committee in September 2019. If […]

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Still time to have your say on Phase 1 of Chester Northgate project

There’s still a chance to have your say on the look and feel of the planned Chester Northgate leisure and cultural destination. Cheshire West and Chester Council is running a formal public consultation in the Forum Shopping Centre until 18 April where staff are on hand to answer any questions and share the ideas behind […]

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