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Property investment firm Peel Group’s outline plans to transform a 26-acre site at Chatham Docks into a £650 million development have been approved by Eric Pickles, secretary of state.

Property developer Peel Group has submitted plans for an additional 459,000 m2 (five million sq ft) of development at MediaCityUK, with the ultimate aim of creating a new town centre in Salford Quays.

Plans to build an international trade centre in Birkenhead Docks have gone down well with local residents.

Representatives from The Mersey Partnership (TMP), the Peel Group and Wirral Council have been to South Korea to promote investment opportunities in Liverpool.

Property developer Peel Group has said more than 3,000 jobs will be created if its proposals to build an International Trade Centre on the Wirral are given the go ahead.

Peel Group has agreed a new financing deal on 53 of its property assets worth £205 million.

The North West could soon have its own International Trade Centre, if the latest plans from developer Peel Group go ahead.

Property developer Peel Group and senior directors of Birkenhead-based shipyard Cammell Laird have bought rival shipbuilder A&P Group.

Peel Group, one of the UK’s most important property developers, has confirmed that it is looking to sell the asset with which it is most closely associated in the public mind: Greater Manchester shopping mecca the Trafford Centre. The proposed deal values the shopping centre at £1.6bn.

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