REGISTER NOW | Northern SME Housebuilders’ Lunch

Place North West and Lloyds Bank are delighted to invite regional housebuilders and housing associations to this special lunchtime debate, due to be held at People's History Museum in central Manchester next month.

Omega North Hermes

Hermes doubles capacity at Omega

Hermes Parcelnet has completed the acquisition of three acres of land next to its 150,000 sq ft facility at Omega North in Warrington, allowing it to increase its parcel handling capability to 1m parcels each day.

Aldi Bury Road Bolton

Bolton bingo site sold to Aldi

WHR Property Consultants has advised Millfield Estates on a change of use for a former Mecca Bingo hall on a 3.6-acre site on Bury Road in Bolton, resulting in a sale to Aldi supermarkets for in excess of £3m.

Whitworth Tower

Seven schemes on Manchester approval list

Jessica Swettenham

Manchester City Council is set to approve several major projects across the city next week, including a 35-storey tower, a hotel, homes and workspace at St John’s, and an 86,000 sq ft office.

ABH headshots

ABH hires three

Wigan-based law firm ABH Law has appointed three solicitors to its commercial litigation, conveyancing and probate divisions.

Space Project 2

Manchester gives green light to TV complex masterplan

Manchester City Council’s executive has endorsed the expansion of the 350,000 sq ft Space Project in West Gorton, doubling the size of the purpose-built TV and drama production complex which opened a year ago.


Contract out for £400m Merseyrail fleet

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Members of the Merseytravel committee have approved plans to replace the ageing Merseyrail fleet, and have launched the search for a company to bring forward the design, construction, delivery and ongoing maintenance of 50 new trains.