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Development is a Beacon for homehunters

Development is a Beacon for homehunters

Andrew Glossop, a 52-year-old television technician and Lisa Horth, a 49-year-old patient care co-ordinator, met just over a year ago. Andrew lived in Stockport while Lisa lived in Blackpool and, both with older teenage children, initially decided to rent together in Bolton as it was midway between their two lives. However, as time went on, […]

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Lancashire homes are worth thousands more than they were five years ago

Lancashire homes are worth thousands more than they were five years ago

House prices in Lancashire increased by 1.5% in June, contributing to a 3.4% rise over the last 12 months. The latest data from the Office of National Statistics shows that the average property in the area sold for £143,853 – significantly lower than the UK average of £228,384. Across the North West, property prices have […]

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School’s award night helped by housebuilder’s donation

School’s award night helped by housebuilder’s donation

Leading homebuilder Taylor Wimpey Manchester donated £700 to Holy Cross Catholic High for the school’s annual awards ceremony.It was used to buy a number of trophies for the two days of awards ceremonies held in July at the Chorley school, which celebrate the perseverance and hard work of students and pupils who have excelled throughout […]

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Family fun day at new homes development

Family fun day at new homes development

Miller Homes is hosting a family fun day at their Parklands View development in Chorley. The event, which takes place this Saturday, July 21, celebrates that ‘school’s out for summer’ and will include children’s entertainment as well as cupcakes and fun for all the family. The doors open at 11am on their Parklands View development which is located on Southport Road […]

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Homeowners ‘would pay average £27,000 premium for a property with a garden’

Homeowners ‘would pay average £27,000 premium for a property with a garden’

Homeowners would pay a £27,000 premium on average to buy a property with a garden, a website has found. Across Britain, people would be willing to pay £27,109 extra for a property with a garden compared to one without any outside space, Zoopla found. Meanwhile, renters will pay £242.97 per month extra on average for […]

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Third time lucky for controversial rural Preston homes plan

Third time lucky for controversial rural Preston homes plan

It was a case of third time lucky for a controversial housing site plan for rural Preston. A re-submitted bid by Wainhomes for outline plans off Garstang Road in Broughton returned to city council planners, and this time was passed. READ MORE: Controversial homes plan in rural Preston recommended for the nod The firm had been […]

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First glimpse inside redevelopment of former Fishergate Booths building

First glimpse inside redevelopment of former Fishergate Booths building

This is the first glimpse of new luxury apartments inside the redeveloped former Booths building in Fishergate. Developers TSS Property Ltd are tonight  launching 14 apartments to sell off-plan. A show flat is expected to ready in around three weeks. The developers say they are luxury boutique apartments each with their own bit of character. One […]

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House prices reach record average high of £308k

House prices reach record average high of £308k

The average price tag on a home reached a record high of £308,075 on average in May, a property website has reported. Across Britain, the price of fresh properties coming to market jumped by £2,343 or 0.8 per cent month-on-month. But different markets are still operating at different speeds. And the overall picture is one […]

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‘Surprise’ spring rise in UK house prices

‘Surprise’ spring rise in UK house prices

​House prices recorded a “surprise” 1.5 per cent jump in March to reach a new high of £227,871 on average. The 1.5 per cent increase was the biggest month-on-month upswing seen since August 2017 and follows a 0.5 per cent increase in February, figures from Halifax show. Across the UK, property values were 2.7 per […]

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£45m homes deal is agreed for Leyland

£45m homes deal is agreed for Leyland

Partnership housing developer Lovell has signed an agreement with Homes England to deliver 200 new homes in Leyland. Lovell Partnerships is aiming to secure reserved matters planning permission for the nine hectare green-field site this Autumn, with a planned start on site for the £45 million Altcar Lane scheme at the beginning of 2019. The […]

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