Royton Town Hall

Search on for Royton Town Hall contractor

Chloé Vaughan

Oldham Council is to launch a £2.4m tender for a contractor to redevelop Royton Town Hall, after increasing the budget for the project by almost a third to £2.9m, and completing an extensive consultation.

Salford Media City

Salford Local Plan to toughen up on affordable housing

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Chloé Vaughan

Developers in Salford face stricter requirements to increase social value from their schemes, including having to submit a 'social value strategy' and contribute more towards affordable housing, according to the draft Local Plan, due for consultation from this month.

Paul Dennet And Tracy Kelly From Derive

Salford looks to increase developer contributions

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Chloé Vaughan

Salford City Council is set to ask for an increase in developers' Section 106 contributions to open space and education, as well as upping the percentage of affordable housing required as part of residential projects, at its cabinet meeting later this week.

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PLANNING | The Christie set for £150m Paterson consent

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Chloé Vaughan

The Christie's development of the fire-damaged Paterson Building is set to be approved by Manchester City Council next week, along with a Malmaison hotel at Princess Street and a scaled-down student housing proposal at Cambridge Street.

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Oldham planning head suspended over ‘gross misconduct’ allegations

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Charlie Schouten

Oldham’s head of planning Stephen Irvine has been suspended amid claims of “gross misconduct”, with the borough's Liberal Democrat leader calling for an investigation as to whether the allegations focus on two controversial planning applications, including one by Russell Homes at Knowls Lane.