Tfgm 2017 Contract

Council leaders opt for new Metrolink operator

Passengers on Metrolink will be travelling under new management from this summer following a decision by Transport for Greater Manchester and Greater Manchester Combined Authority to pick a consortium led by Keolis Amey to replace the incumbent.

Octagon Theatre Bolton Inside

Feilden Clegg Bradley wins Octagon brief

Octagon Theatre has named the team advising on the £10m redevelopment of its venue in Bolton, appointing architect Feilden Clegg Bradley to lead the scheme.

Alpha Airport City

Alpha completes at Airport City

The 130,000 sq ft logistics facility is the first on the site to be built by Beijing Construction Engineering Group, a joint venture partner in Airport City alongside Manchester Airports Group, Carillion and Greater Manchester Pension Fund.

College Bank Rochdale

Levitt Bernstein drafted in on Rochdale housing

The architect has been appointed by Rochdale Boroughwide Housing to develop proposals on how to improve the central College Bank and Lower Falinge areas for residents and businesses alike.

Trafford Plaza Rear

MCR plans 260 apartments at Trafford Plaza

MCR Property Group has revealed early plans for its residential conversion of Trafford Plaza in Seymour Grove, Old Trafford following its purchase of the office building from Bruntwood.

Andy Burnham Labour Gm Mayoral Candidate

Burnham calls for GMSF to be rewritten

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Paul Unger

Labour’s mayoral candidate said the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework needs to be comprehensively changed to take the focus away from large family homes in favour of higher density town centre affordable housing, concentrated in the outlying boroughs of Greater Manchester.

Furness Quay Salford

Salford Quays set for 700 more homes

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Fortis Developments' plans for the “comprehensive redevelopment” of Furness Quay is due to get the go-ahead from Salford councillors next week, delivering 709 apartments.