Council in talks with developer to kick-start stalled regeneration plans

The proposed Morrisons store
Knowsley Council is in talks with developer St Modwen to buy its interest in Kirkby town centre. The move is aimed at getting long-awaited regeneration plans for the site under way after residents lost patience with delays to work starting. Originally, supermarket giant Tesco had planned to regenerate the town centre as part of Everton FC's proposals to build a new ground in Kirkby. But the Government blocked those moves in 2009 and the land was sold to St Modwen in 2015. Despite receiving planning permission to redevelop ... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...