Cheshire East Council has been awarded nearly £20m of government funding to unlock the infrastructure required to deliver new homes in Macclesfield and Crewe.
The council’s wholly-owned development company, Engine of the North, worked closely with the authority’s strategic infrastructure team to land the successful bid.
Cheshire East Council voted to adopt its Local Plan at today’s Full Council meeting.
The decision comes after a planning inspector last month gave Cheshire East’s strategic blueprint for shaping development in the borough up to 2030 ‘clean bill of health’.
Former local authority children’s home in Nantwich has been sold for £3.5 million. Engine of the North, Cheshire East Council’s wholly owned strategic property company has completed the sale of the former council asset to Richmond Care Villages.