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More than 100 jobs in the pipeline in Speke

More than 100 jobs could be created in Liverpool if plans for five eateries at Boulevard Business and Leisure Park in Speke are given the green light.

Developer Peel Group has submitted the proposals for the units, which will be on a site next to the new Dobbies Garden World that is currently being built and is due to open in September.

The proposed outlets include a pub/family restaurant, a fast food drive-through, a coffee drive-through and two family restaurants.

Three of the units are already under offer to national operators and, if consent is granted, work will start early next year.

Roger Wheeldon, senior development director at Peel, said, “The proposed scheme will serve the substantial business community in the area which is currently poorly served by modern places to eat and meet.

“These new jobs and those created at Dobbies will make Boulevard Business and Leisure Park a major employer in the area and Peel hopes that the Council will support the plans.”

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