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Landmark for Merseyside

WORK is set to start later this year on a 10 million-plus hotel project in Liverpool.

The developers for the Queen Square scheme are Amey Building, Liverpool- based Neptune Developments and Swallow Hotels. Completion is expected in autumn 1997.

The private sector is putting up more than 7 million, with the government shelling out nearly 3 million.

The hotel is intended to be a landmark building in the city.

TRY SHOPPER: Try Construction has erected five feature canopies throughout the parade shopping centre in Swindon for developer Sun Alliance.

The canopies are made from Teflon-coated, self-cleaning fabric and can withstand winds of up to

240 kmph,

thanks to 26

16 m piles.