Chris Rushton Hydrock

Hydrock expands transport team

Engineering and remediation business Hydrock has grown its Manchester office with the appointment of Chris Rushton as senior transport planner from SCP.

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It's fair to say Stalybridge isn’t famed for its royal connections, but hopes were raised that the town could have its own Richard III-style discovery when human bones were excavated outside a new Aldi this week.

Tribe Ancoats

Grainger acquires PRS stock

Listed residential landlord Grainger has bought The Tribe, three refurbished high-rise PRS blocks in Ancoats and New Islington, for £26m from Cabot Square Capital.

Domis starts on £85m Crescent for Fred Done

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Domis has started construction on the 392-apartment The Crescent in Salford for developer and Betfred owner Fred Done, kicking off a two-year construction programme on a project which includes towers of 22 and 17 storeys in height.

Kitchens giant fined £1.2m

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Howdens, the national manufacturer and supplier of fitted kitchens, appliances and joinery products has been fined £1.2m after the death of a visiting HGV driver at one of the company’s premises.

Poynton Church Street Housing

Poynton homes on former green belt approved

Cheshire East has given the go-ahead to an 120-home development by Ainscough Strategic Land on a former green belt site in Poynton, despite opposition from the local council.