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Council reaffirms commitment to Chester Northgate as the key to the city’s recovery from Covid-19

Cheshire West and Chester Council has reaffirmed its commitment to Chester Northgate as a critical part of economic recovery following the Covid pandemic. As we enter a challenging time with big implications for the city and the borough, investment will be critical in sustaining the economy and creating the conditions for long-term prosperity. Councillors yesterday […]

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New bollards being installed in Chester to make city more secure

Work has begun to make Chester city centre an even safer place to be in the future. The Council is working in partnership with Cheshire Police and the other emergency services to install modern, computerised bollards at various, strategically-placed, locations in the city centre over the next six months. These powerful bollards are robust enough […]

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Hunter Street Realignment

The next major enabling works to take place during the spring will be the creation of Hunter Street’s access onto St. Martin’s Way – the inner ring road. This is currently expected to start from 18th May 2020, subject to any Covid-19 restrictions or impacts, including the stability of supply chains and the health of […]

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CH1ChesterBID launches Digital High Street map to keep Chester Together

City centre businesses are stepping up to tackle the coronavirus crisis and keep the high street going. Over 70 services are still being offered in an effort to keep Chester’s city centre strong and support the local community. Social distancing measures have been firmly in place across Chester city centre since the UK went into […]

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Northgate Enabling Works Continue: Covid-19 Update

The escalation of the Covid pandemic has created extraordinary challenges to us all, not least in the construction industry. At present, while work is permitted by government, our contractor is making progress on the utility enabling works for water, drainage, telecommunications and power for the site. We are monitoring the work to ensure health and […]

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Northgate Drop-in Event Cancelled

In view of the government’s announcements regarding Coronavirus, we have taken the decision to cancel our drop-in Northgate Project information event on 25 March at Chester Town Hall. Please see our newsletter which covers the latest news on the project and the highways works while we build the new drainage tunnel for the city centre. […]

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