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St. Martins Way

Chester Northgate highways update

The Council’s Northgate development contractors will be carrying out a series of highways works around the site during May and June to provide access for pedestrians, public transport and vehicles, as construction nears completion. The works have been scheduled to minimise their impact on through traffic and to avoid forthcoming city centre events, race meetings […]

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Swift boxes

Swift and bat boxes installed

Twenty swift ‘hotels’ are being installed in the Northgate car park brickwork, they will help reverse the decline of swifts in Chester, along with 2 bat boxes also. Cllr. Samantha Dixon, Chair of the Northgate Joint Member Working Group with John Dearnley and Roger Nutter, from Chester RSPB, came to meet the Vinci site team […]

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Chester drain outfall

Work completed on Chester’s new surface water drain

The complex and challenging task of tunnelling under the city centre has now been completed. The new drain is a major future-proof environmental investment by Cheshire West and Chester Council in the city’s recovery from the pandemic, and an essential requirement ahead of major regeneration schemes, including the Northgate development currently under construction and set […]

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Trader Visit Group 2

Traders get their first look inside Chester’s new Market

Market traders have been able to get a glimpse of their future with a visit to the new market hall as further traders are announced by the council. With work well underway inside the market, traders were able to see where their stalls will be located and get a sense of how the new 36,000 […]

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Northgate Office Suite

Council launches new Northgate office suites

Cheshire West and Chester Council has formally launched the marketing of four new premium office suites above the Coachworks Arcade as part of the Northgate development. The offices will be available for occupation from this summer and are conveniently located for businesses wanting a location in the heart of the city. The offices are arranged […]

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New Market Traders

First traders opening in Chester’s new Market announced

Cheshire West and Chester Council can now reveal the first allocation of twenty-two stalls that have been contracted or are under offer to trade in the new Market when it opens in October at the heart of the new Northgate development. A further six traders, including other current and new market traders, are in the […]

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