Salford Sports Centre

Salford warehouse to become indoor sports centre

Graystone Action Sports Academy has submitted a planning application to Salford City Council to develop the 35,000 sq ft site into a sports centre, which will include trampolines, foam pits and a half pipe.

Meadow Mill Residential Conversion

Meadow Mill set for £20m conversion

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

A London-based developer is set to start its first project in the North West: the residential conversion of a vast grade two-listed mill on the edge of Stockport town centre. [GALLERY]

Carrington’s £100m regeneration approved

Himor Group has been granted planning permission by Trafford Council to develop the first phase of homes and commercial space at the 1,655-acre former Shell refinery.

Sam Youtube Cover

THING OF THE WEEK

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Building sites across the UK, ready yourselves for the arrival of Sam the semi-automated mason, a robot making a name for itself laying 3,000 bricks a day compared to the human average of 500.

Salford Crescent Annabelle Tugby

Mixed fortunes at Salford planning meeting

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Plans to redevelop a former police headquarters on Salford Crescent were refused by Salford City Council yesterday; the Royal Horticultural Society’s proposals for a 150-acre garden were approved subject to the Secretary of State's agreement.

Bouygues gets nod for Lightbox

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Contractor Bouygues UK has been appointed to start work this month on Lightbox, a £35m apartment scheme at MediaCityUK that will include 238 apartments over 19 storeys.

Wigan selects education construction partners

Wigan Council has published the construction framework covering projects in the education sector across the borough for the next four years, with 10 North West contractors successful in making the list of providers for projects worth between £250,000 and £1m.