Central Retail Park Masterplan

Clamour for green space at Central Retail Park 

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Dan Whelan

A consultation on the development framework for the 10.5-acre plot on the edge of Ancoats and New Islington has shown clear desire for a public park, but the council said it has no plans to incorporate one into its vision for the site.

Kendals Deansgate Revamp View Down Southgate From King Street West

Investec unveils 500,000 sq ft Kendals revamp

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Sarah Townsend

Manchester’s grade two-listed Kendal Milne building on Deansgate, home to House of Fraser, is to be redeveloped into offices with some retail retained on the ground floor, under proposals from its South African owner.

Ryebank MMU

Ryebank campaigners make their voices heard

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Dan Whelan

Opposition to the proposed redevelopment of Ryebank Fields in Chorlton was “by far the single biggest message” to come out of the latest consultation on Manchester’s local plan, the city council said. 

Manchester Offices Panel 1

Manchester Offices + Workspace: paradigm shift | Summary

The office is not dead but developers and investors must put their hands in their pockets to cleverly cater to changes in occupier demand and bring people back to the city centre, according to panellists at a Place North West event. 

Manchester

Manchester outlines planning reform concerns  

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Dan Whelan

The city council said the proposals laid out in the Government’s planning white paper would further complicate the process of formulating local plans and present a “seismic negative challenge” in determining planning applications. 

The Factory Allied London

The Factory costs spiral £45m on Covid

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Dan Whelan

Billed as “one of most ambitious arts spaces in the world”, the 143,000 sq ft venue requires additional cash to complete, prompting Manchester City Council to hike the budget to £186m due to the “significant impacts of the coronavirus challenge”.