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PROFILE | Findley looks back on 26 years at Salford

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Dan Whelan

When Chris Findley, who retired this week after almost three decades as council head of planning, arrived in post, Salford was “still recovering from the huge economic shocks of the '70s and '80s”. But developments such as Salford Quays and MediaCityUK ensure he leaves the city in a better state than he found it. 

Pollitt leaves Peel after 17 years

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Sarah Townsend

Ian Pollitt, a long-standing employee of the Peel Group who has held project management roles at Mersey Docks and Liverpool Waters, has left the company and is pursuing other opportunities.

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AstraZeneca advances 95,000 sq ft expansion

Dan Whelan

The pharmaceutical giant has won approval to build a manufacturing facility off Hulley Road at its Hurdsfield complex in Macclesfield, subject to resolving concerns over possible site contamination. 

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Four make partner at Trowers

Neil Tague

Law firm Trowers & Hamlins has promoted four members of its Manchester real estate team to partner level.

Conwy Respite Centre

Conwy hunts for developer for £6m care home

Dan Whelan

The council wants to appoint a development partner to build a two-storey respite care centre and café on the site of a former isolation hospital off Dinerth Road in Rhos-on-Sea.