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Space Studios to add stages as streaming market booms

Dan Whelan

Manchester Creative Digital Assets has appointed PRP to design a 70,000 sq ft expansion of the Manchester film and TV studio amid increasing popularity of on-demand platforms like Netflix.

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Roof installed at £25m Openshaw Campus

Sarah Townsend

The 18,000 sq ft roof has been fitted at the centrepiece of LTE Group's Manchester College redevelopment, an indoor sports hall, by contractor Caddick Construction.

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PLANNING | Sign-off for Kendal Milne revamp, MCR’s Gasworks

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Sarah Townsend

Manchester City Council has approved the conversion of the House of Fraser building on Deansgate into 546,000 sq ft of offices and plans for 1,200 homes at Rochdale Road Gas Works, but rejected Fusion Student's 28-storey tower saying it was "over-obtrusive". 

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Morgan Sindall to start £600m hospital revamp

Sarah Townsend

The redevelopment of North Manchester General Hospital is gearing up to begin, with the contractor appointed to deliver £25m of enabling works, a multistorey car park and cycle hub.

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SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review 2021

Take part in the fourth Vertical Salary Review of North West property and construction professionals to receive early access to the findings and be entered into a draw to win a pass to a year of events, including the sold-out Place Party.

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Manchester Uni’s £400m MECD completes

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Sarah Townsend

Main contractor Balfour Beatty has completed the base build of the engineering campus, touted as the largest single construction project undertaken by a UK higher education institution.