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Permission granted for Wigan scheme

26 Oct 10 Property company Maryland Securities Group has been given planning permission for a £200m urban regeneration alongside Wigan Pier.

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council approved the 1 million sq ft scheme to convert the 15-acre Eckersley site bounded by the Leeds Liverpool Canal and River Douglas Eckersley site into a new mixed use urban village containing 300 new homes, commercial and cultural facilities, a new hotel, cafes and restaurants. Work is a mix of new- build and converting existing properties.

Some 1,050 construction jobs are expected to be created during construction of the scheme.

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