Closure of Hunters Walk – 13 July 2020

As from Monday 13th July, Hunters Walk (across the former Bus Interchange) will be permanently closed. As a result, Hunter Street will be closed to through traffic and Princess Street will become the access route from Northgate Street onto St. Martin’s Way. Access to premises along Hunter Street will be fully maintained, and temporary traffic […]

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Work commences on Chester Northgate scheme

Cheshire West and Chester Council held a sod cutting ceremony to mark the start of the long awaited £70m Northgate scheme in Chester city centre. The Council agreed to continue with funding for the scheme to ensure Chester bounces back from the pandemic and to provide a catalyst for post Covid-19 recovery that will create […]

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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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