Smart building pilot plugs into Citylabs

Paul Unger

CityVerve, the Manchester internet of things demonstrator with £10m government funding, has made its first physical installation of data-monitoring equipment, at Manchester Science Partnership’s Citylabs 1.0 on Oxford Road.

Allocated sites shaded in brown are set to be taken out of Green Belt

GMSF to go out to eight-week consultation

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has approved the first draft of the spatial framework to guide the next 20 years' of development in the city region.


Rockspring begins £1m Chancery upgrade

Work has started on the £1m refurbishment of The Chancery, a grade two-listed office in Spring Gardens bought by property investment company Rockspring earlier this year for £16m.

Premier Park unit 2

Manufacturer leases Trafford unit

Lothbury Property Trust has let a 15,500 sq ft industrial unit in Premier Park, within Trafford Park, to Lip Hing Metal Manufacturing on a 10-year lease.

Cheshire East pushes forward after devo stall

Cheshire East Council is to establish a cross-party working group “to develop the best possible case” for devolution, and “create debate around devolved powers for Cheshire”, after its joint devolution bid stalled earlier this year.