Planning approval for £36m scheme on site of former Liverpool charity HQ

4th April 2018 | By Sam Martin

Merseyside developer Elliot Group has received the go-ahead for an 11 storey luxury apartment block in Liverpool city centre. The Address, part of the company’s wider Wolstenholme Square development, will turn the former headquarters of social care charity PSS into 32 studios, 102 one-bed apartments and 66 two-bed homes. The £36m project will also include … Continued..


| By Sam Martin

Liverpool City Council has approved plans for a new £50m permanent cruise liner terminal. Earlier this month, Liverpool City Council awarded the first of a two-stage design and build contract for the facility to McLaughlin & Harvey. Princes Jetty on Princes Parade will be demolished to make way for the new facility, which will be … Continued..

Aberdeen Standard Investments confirm five new deals for Albert Dock Liverpool

| By Sam Martin

Aberdeen Standard Investments have agreed five new leases as part of its vision for the iconic Albert Dock Liverpool, including a diverse mix of independent and national leisure, retail, restaurant and office tenants. Rosa’s Thai Cafe and Lunyalita are the latest restaurateurs to sign for new 2,436 sq ft and 2,767 sq ft units, on … Continued..

Empowering the women in our networks: #IWD2018

8th March 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

On the 8th March 2018, and 100 years since (some) women received the right to vote in the UK, countries around the world will celebrate International Womens Day. Whether through events, talks, rallies, arts performances or marches; people across the world will be pushing for progress for the social, political and gender equality of women. … Continued..

One on Liverpool ONE with Donna Howitt

6th March 2018 | By Sam Martin

2018 is a milestone year for the city as well as Liverpool ONE as it celebrates its 10th birthday. We chat to Donna Howitt, Marketing and Business Performance Director, about the role this mixed-use development plays in the ecosystem of the city’s offering to tourists and residents. Q: You’ve been with Liverpool ONE since before … Continued..

The Mayoral 100 Club, official business club for #Liverpool2018, raises thousands for local mental health charity at Gala Dinner.

2nd March 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Last Thursday (22nd February) guests at the Mayoral 100 Club Gala, in partnership with Home Bargains, raised over five thousand pounds for Liverpool based charity, Chasing the Stigma. City partners, sponsors, local businesses and Mayoral 100 Club Members, including Liverpool Waters, Albert Dock, and Weightmans enjoyed an evening of #Liverpool2018 tasters, as the city’s events … Continued..

Liverpool BID Company and Liverpool Biennial set out ambitious five-year art strategy for Commercial District BID area

13th February 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Launched today (February 13, 2018), Liverpool BID Company has commissioned Liverpool Biennial to develop and deliver an ambitious, five-year art strategy for the public spaces in Liverpool’s Commercial District BID area (in and around Castle Street, Old Hall Street and St Paul’s Square). Commissioning international public art is all part of the BID’s aim to … Continued..

The story behind A Few Home Truths

9th February 2018 | By Sam Brighton

Meet Claire Osborne, a creative entrepreneur who has turned her hobby of delving into history into a thriving business producing personalised gifting solutions. A Few Home Truths specialises in creating personalised gifts that tell the story of who you are and where you’re from. As a proud member of the Mayoral 100 Club, A Few … Continued..

Shanghai lights up to welcome May’s visit

2nd February 2018 | By Sam Martin

The iconic Shanghai waterfront lights up to welcome Theresa May’s visit. The building in blue translates to ‘sister city with Liverpool since 1999’. Theresa May discussed with Chinese President Xi Jinping the importance of removing barriers to commerce, especially for British food, drink and financial services, as the two countries move toward a future trading … Continued..

The Mayoral 100 Club: Culture means business

29th January 2018 | By Sam Brighton

In the latest issue of the Liverpool and Sefton Chambers of Commerce magazine, Well Connected, The Mayoral 100 Club discusses the importance of sustaining arts and culture through public-private sector relationships which can (and do) create ecosystems to foster regeneration. You can read the article here.