Liverpool shifts housing plan to lure Amazon

LIVERPOOL City Council has earmarked a former school site in Fazakerley for a housing scheme displaced by a plan to bring Amazon to the city.

In August the council said it was in advanced talks with Amazon about locating a distribution depot at the 98-acre Stonebridge Cross site, off the East Lancs Road in Gilmoss.

There were already plans for the site which included new homes, a retail development and a school, but the council said these could be accommodated on an alternative site.

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