CHESHIRE West and Chester Council will save £750,000 per year by relocating staff from County Hall to a new £20m office building.
That’s the claim by chief executive Steve Robinson who is backing plans to sell County Hall to the University of Chester for £10.5m and buying office space within the iconic HQ development for £19.5m.
He told the workforce in a letter: "One way of improving efficiency will be to decrease the number of buildings we occupy. Our plans to sell County Hall and move to the HQ building are still in progress.
"This move makes practical as well as economic sense."
Read more on this story in Thursday's Chester Chronicle.