For the Georgian coastal town of Whitehaven it is a case of drink for, not to, success. Its new £3m exhibition on the rum trade is the cornerstone to its strategy of building a tourist trade, but more is needed.
Two weeks ago, the decision to go ahead with the Richard Rogers Partnership-designed extension to the Welsh Assembly's temporary headquarters was greeted with delight and relief. We report on the deals that will start to 'ooze out'.
Many tales have been told of out-of-town retailing, but with the lack of sites with open A1 retail consent, it is little wonder that the developers behind the West One scheme are in for a happy ending.
Sole practitioner or dole practitioner? That was the choice Anita Franks faced in 1990. David Thame tells her story, and asks whether sole surveying practitioners will survive the onslaught on their businesses from the big guns.
Despite a long stream of proposals, big leisure schemes in Liverpool cannot get off the ground. David Thame examines the reasons, and profiles developer Bill Davies, whose Walton Group is involved in three of the city’s much fought-over projects