Liverpool

Warehouse plan will create 1,000 jobs in Liverpool

Stonebridge Cross
Image caption The warehouse would be built on the empty site

Up to 1,000 jobs could be created with the construction of a warehouse measuring one million sq ft in Liverpool.

A firm described as "global" in nature is said to be behind the plan for the depot in Stonebridge Cross, Gillmoss.

The planning application was approved at a meeting of Liverpool City Council earlier.

City mayor Joe Anderson said the scheme was "good news for a part of Liverpool that desperately needs jobs".

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