Giggs quits as Jacksons Row director
Ex-Manchester United footballer Ryan Giggs resigned from the board of the developer behind St Michael’s, a £200m mixed-use scheme in Manchester, it has emerged.
The former Wales International player and manager stood down as a director of Jacksons Row Developments in November, according to an update on Companies House published this week.
Giggs is currently under investigation by Greater Manchester Police having been arrested on suspicion of assault and subsequently released on a bail later extended until 1 May this year. Giggs denies any wrongdoing.
Brendan Flood and Giggs’ former teammate Gary Neville remain as directors of Jacksons Row, which was founded in 2010.
The firm is part of the St Michael’s Partnership, the consortium delivering the mixed-use scheme, which also includes Manchester City Council and Singaporean funder Rowsley,
St Michael’s features a 41-storey tower designed by Hodder + Partners, comprising 191 hotel rooms and 181 apartments.
The scheme, located on Jackson’s Row off Deansgate, also features around 160,000 sq ft of offices, which is to be the first element to be developed.
Last week, Manchester City Council signed off on a construction management plan for the development, paving the way for a start on site. Laing O’Rourke is the lead contractor for the project.