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08.02.2017

Royal Liver Building sold for £48M

The grade one-listed Royal Liver Building in Liverpool has sold for £48m to a Luxembourg-based real estate investment manager, Corestate Capital.

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21.11.2016

Tickets on sale today for the British Music Experience inside the Cunard Building

The British Music Experience is opening in February next year inside the iconic Cunard Building.

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15.11.2016

Filming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in Liverpool was amazing says producer

Eagle-eyed cinema goers will be able to enjoy spotting St George’s Hall and the Cunard Building in the story, which stars Eddie Redmayne as the central character Newt Scamander.

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31.10.2016

Municipal Buildings marketed for sale

The grade II*-listed Municipal Buildings in Liverpool city centre is being marketed for sale as part of Liverpool City Council's efforts to make £90m of savings over the next three years.

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31.10.2016

‘Landmark’ £48m tower planned for Liverpool waterfront

Plans to build a 30-storey tower on Liverpool’s waterfront have been revealed.

Housing provider Your Housing Group (YHG) is behind the proposed £48 million scheme at Princes Dock, which forms part of Peel’s £5.5 billion Liverpool Waters development.

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31.10.2016

The council are interested in buying the Liver Building

Liverpool Council is considering buying the Royal Liver Building .


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11.10.2016

Liverpool earmarks docklands for creative zone

Liverpool City council’s cabinet will meet on Friday to consider a new development framework for the city’s Northern docklands, in which the council has identified a 27-acre priority zone for regeneration known as Ten Streets.

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06.10.2016

New images show how council's £45m roads revamp would look

The scheme includes eight major projects including halving the lanes on the Strand and extending St George’s Hall plateau.

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03.10.2016

Municipal Buildings up for sale

FOR almost 150 years it has been the nerve centre of all civic and public life - and now it is going into private hands

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21.09.2016

Liverpool’s £250m investment fund opens for bids

Private developers can now apply for funding towards projects in Liverpool City Region under a new Single Investment Fund established by the combined authority through the devolution deal with government. - See more at: https://www.placenorthwest.co....

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21.09.2016

£82m Lexington brings New York living to Liverpool

An £82m premium rental development, ‘The Lexington, Liverpool’, is to be brought to life by a joint venture between Moda Living and Apache Capital Partners.

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02.09.2016

Big celebration of Liverpool's waterfront history in Heritage on the Dock festival

The Heritage on the Dock festival will embark on a journey of discovery, celebrating the unique heritage and unlocking the secrets of this iconic Liverpool landmark. 

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08.08.2016

Stunning images show latest plans for Liverpool's thriving docklands

Plans have been submitted to the city council to build two new eight-storey blocks, comprising more than 250 apartments, on the car park of the former tax office building...

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04.08.2016

Liverpool posts positive office figures, but conversions show threat

Office take-up in Liverpool city centre reached 170,000 sq ft in the first half of this year, a 13% increase on the same period in 2015, according to Professional Liverpool’s property group...

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25.07.2016

Liverpool Risks Losing Its World Heritage Status

Liverpool’s historic waterfront could be at risk of losing its highly-coveted World Heritage Site status after its mayor has rejected a plea by UN cultural chiefs to halt development in the city.

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05.07.2016

18 photos that show how proud Liverpool is of our beautiful Cunard Building

Cunard’s Queen Elizabeth attracted crowds to the Liverpool waterfront on Saturday when she arrived in the river to help celebrate the landmark birthday for the Grade II* listed building – the youngest of the Three Graces.

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04.07.2016

Thousands turn out for Cunard Building's 100th birthday celebrations

Thousands of people turned out to mark the 100th anniversary of the Cunard Building...

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27.06.2016

Last Night of the Proms-style concerts to mark the Cunard Building centenary

Two Last Night of the Proms-style concerts of rousing tunes will be held to mark the centenary of the Cunard Building next weekend.

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27.06.2016

160ft bench to be unveiled to mark the Cunard Building centenary

A new stone bench which stretches 160ft (50m) is set to be unveiled outside the Cunard Building to mark its centenary.

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24.06.2016

The Queen opens Exhibition Centre Liverpool and visits IFB

The Queen officially opened Exhibition Centre Liverpool and its adjoining hotel Pullman Liverpool last night (22 June).

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17.06.2016

Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh will spend a busy day in Liverpool

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh, will be attending a number of engagements in Liverpool next Wednesday. These acknowledge both the great history and heritage of the city, but also how Great Britain is becoming a centre of excellence in a number of fields on the world stage.

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17.06.2016

Lord Heseltine praises "extraordinary"n Liverpool Waters development

Lord Heseltine took a tour of Liverpool Waters during his trip to the International Festival for Business (IFB2016) and declared it “extraordinary”.

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13.06.2016

Cunard Building celebrated in a new book to mark its centenery

One of Liverpool’s Three Graces is the subject of a new book being published to mark its centenary. 

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06.06.2016

Mersey River Festival June 2016

Music fans danced in the sunshine while boat lovers admired crafts from across the country at day two of the International Mersey River Festival on the waterfront.

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06.06.2016

£80M Tower to Transform Liverpool Skyline

Eye-catching plans are in for an £80m tower rising 34 storeys high near the Three Graces in Liverpool, creating a new landmark on the city's UNESCO World Heritage Site waterfront.

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03.06.2016

Mersey River Festival 2016

The festival opens on Friday, June 3 and the main events takes place over Saturday and Sunday, June 4-5...

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23.05.2016

Queen Elizabeth will return to Liverpool for Cunard Building centenary celebrations

One of the Cunard liners – Queen Elizabeth – which drew huge crowds last May is on her way back to the waterfront to mark another major anniversary for the shipping giant.

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12.05.2016

Florence Foster Jenkins

New Hollywood movie shows Liverpool and the Cunard Building...

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12.05.2016

13 New Restaurants to open in Liverpool

The Cunard building is to get two new spectacular restaurants - Australasia and Cunard House, headed up by Liverpool celebrity chef Aiden Byrne.

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25.04.2016

Titanic Belfast named as new operator of British Music Experience

Titanic Belfast will operate Britain’s only museum dedicated to popular music when it moves to its new home in Liverpool

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18.03.2016

Liverpool Mayor to discuss waterfront developments with European leaders

Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson is meeting European leaders at Cannes this week with a view to leveraging the economic power of the city’s historic waterfront.

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17.03.2016

Liverpool aims to double the number of cruise liner passengers visiting the city

Plans to more than double the number of passengers arriving in the city on cruise liners have been revealed.

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson says he wants see 250,000 visitors as the council pushes ahead with plans for a new cruise liner terminal.

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15.03.2016

Primesite on with office-to-resi conversion

Primesite Developments has started work on a 122-unit apartment conversion of former Ministry of Defence offices on Liverpool’s Strand after acquiring the site from Jupiter Developments for £7m. Mersey House, to be renamed Strand Plaza, occupies a prominent site in the Unesco World Heritage area facing the Cunard Building...

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14.03.2016

British Music Experience set to move to Cunard in the summer

The city counci’s cabinet will next week be asked to agree a seven year lease with the British Music Experience (BME) to move into the Cunard Building in the summer.

It is expected the new museum will see 250,000 visitors a year as well as creating around 35 jobs.

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29.02.2016

Iconic Liverpool waterfron is crowned England's greates place

Liverpool Waterfront has been crowned the overall winner in England’s Great Places, a nationwide competition organised by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) to show off the diverse places that planners and the planning system have created, protected and enhanced for communities.

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29.02.2016

Cunard celebrates Freedom of the City of Liverpool

Cunard Celebrates Freedom of the City of Liverpool to Launch Centenary of former World Headquarters.

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29.02.2016

New Cruise Terminal building plans to be drawn up

A detailed study into the construction of a permanent cruise liner building in Liverpool is to be progressed.

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25.02.2016

Cunard's transatlantic crossings could return to Liverpool

Cunard could reintroduce their transatlantic crossings from Liverpool if plans for a permanent cruise liner buildings come to fruition.

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19.01.2016

Cruise on film!

A special prize giving event for students inspired by Liverpool’s 2015 cruise season is taking place on Monday 22nd February.

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