Prescot Park Masterplan

Sigma and Countryside secure consent in Prescot

Countryside and Sigma Capital have secured planning approval to build 140 private rented homes as part of the wider regeneration of the former Prysmian Cables site in Prescot.

Birchwood Park Aerial Development Land

Birchwood acquisition sees Warrington investment hit record high

Property investment in Warrington hit an all-time high in 2017, according to Warrington & Co’s annual property review, largely buoyed by the council's own acquisition of the £200m Birchwood Park, alongside a further 32 deals totalling £79m.

SimpsonHaugh Viadux

THING OF THE WEEK

Picture the scene: you’re a contractor looking to price a project, and an architect hands you this render, which shows you having to build over a Metrolink line. Have fun.

Two New Bailey

Eversheds picks Two New Bailey

Law firm Eversheds Sutherland has chosen Two New Bailey Square as the location for its 45,000 sq ft Manchester office requirement when it leaves Great Bridgewater Street next year.

Eccleston Homes Bolton

Eccleston gets £3.5m loan for Bolton housing

Eccleston Homes is set to secure a £3.5m loan from the Greater Manchester Combined Authority to bring forward a development of detached homes in Bolton, none of which have been classified as affordable.

Barrie Grunewald

Grunewald steps down in St Helens

Barrie Grunewald has stepped down as leader of St Helen’s Council while police investigate a data breach, with Derek Long being appointed in his stead.

Three New Bailey

HMRC deal underpins Q1 office boom, reports MOAF

Central Manchester’s office market is firmly on course for a fifth consecutive 1m sq ft-plus year, with first quarter take-up more than doubling 2017's first quarter total at 442,000 sq ft, according to the Manchester Office Agents Forum.