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Help choose the name for Chester Northgate’s new square and arcade

With nearly a year before the Northgate scheme fully opens, the public are invited to select from a shortlist of four options each for the name of the new square and arcade. Following the submission of more than 800 suggestions by the public earlier in the year, the shortlist has been selected to represent the […]

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First stage of removing Clockwise Chester diversions to begin

The first phase of lifting the Clockwise diversions on Chester’s inner ring road will begin at the end of October. The move means that two-way traffic will be allowed along Nicholas Street, following the completion of the first five sections of the new surface water drain.   Extensive reinstatement works will now commence along St. […]

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First glimpse inside the new Market

Take a look at the first glimpse inside your new Chester Market. Construction is progressing well and we can’t wait to open this fantastic modern, traditional market next year. See more about the new market at: www.newchester.market    

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Chester drainage tunnel excavations find new home at Chester Zoo

Sand excavated from the new surface water drainage tunnel through Chester city centre has been donated to Chester Zoo by the Council in partnership with its contractor VINCI Construction UK.   Over two hundred tonnes of red sandstone have been provided from the works along St. Martin’s Way and Nicholas Street and will be used […]

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First traders offered places in Chester’s new Market

Over eighty percent of the existing Chester Market traders that applied for a place in the new market have been offered a place. These seventeen businesses will be joined by ten new traders, who will be offered a place in the coming days.   A total of twenty-seven traders will be offered a place in […]

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