RAA Development Site Irlam Northbank

Consent nears for pair of Salford industrial schemes

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Daniel Whelan

Aluminium and steel stockholder Richard Austin Alloys’ plans for a 37,000 sq ft complex at Northbank Industrial Estate in Irlam, and a Peel L&P recycling facility off Liverpool Road in Eccles are both tipped for approval. 

Fortis Quay

Developer rows back on Fortis Quay office-to-resi

Dan Whelan

Fortis Group had planned to repurpose two former office blocks into apartments at Salford Quays, but due to viability concerns now wants to demolish the buildings and construct two towers comprising 336 flats. 

Create Revised Trafford Hotel

Tweaked Trafford hotel plans lodged

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Sarah Townsend

Create Developments has submitted its revised planning application for a seven-storey, 147-bedroom hotel off Barton Road in Stretford, after a council refusal in September forced it back to the drawing board.

Slate Yard Apartments

ECF ticks off New Bailey resi tower

Sarah Townsend

The final phase of The Slate Yard build-to-rent development at the consortium’s Salford mixed-use scheme has completed ahead of schedule, comprising 199 apartments.

Sainsbury’s to open at Two New Bailey 

Dan Whelan

The supermarket giant is close to completing a 4,400 sq ft letting at English Cities Fund’s recently completed office block in Salford.

Amstone Stockport Road

Amstone’s Longsight homes to start this month

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Dan Whelan

Amstone Developments has agreed a deal with housing association One Manchester for the latter to acquire 96 homes on a site on Stockport Road in Manchester once complete, and main contractor Rowlinson is preparing to start work on site.  

Energy House 2.0 View 01

Ground broken on £16m Salford Energy House 

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Dan Whelan

Contractor Bowmer + Kirkland has started building the University of Salford’s Energy House 2.0, a research facility designed to test the energy efficiency of homes in different weather conditions.