Leese Burnham

Leese: Local authorities must be ready for lift off post-outbreak

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Dan Whelan

In the latest Greater Manchester Combined Authority coronavirus update, leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese, called upon local authorities do what they can to ensure a fast recovery after the pandemic, while mayor Andy Burnham urged construction firms to close sites.

Islington Mill January 2020

Search begins for £5m Islington Mill contractor

Dan Whelan

Salford City Council is seeking contractors to carry out three packages of work at the grade two-listed Islington Mill, including a £4.6m build contract, in order to secure funding from Arts Council England.

CIS Tower Full Simpson Haugh February 2020

Approval for £150m CIS Tower overhaul

Chloé Vaughan

Castlebrooke Investments has gained approval on plans for the refurbishment and expansion of the grade two-listed tower in Manchester, adding 94,000 sq ft to bring the building up to 714,000 sq ft.

Bill Wilkins, Associate Director, Cundall

Cundall hires engineering director

Chloé Vaughan

Bill Wilkins has been appointed associate director in the consultancy' s Manchester office, where he will head up the civil engineering team.

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Stockport confirms team for £120m interchange

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Willmott Dixon has been appointed to develop first-stage proposals for the interchange in the town centre, alongside a joint venture between Cityheart and Rise Homes to bring forward 196 apartments.