Summit adds to calls for rail investment

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham and Liverpool City Region mayor Steve Rotheram joined with leaders from Leeds, Newcastle and Sheffield for a transport summit aimed at forcing improved trans-northern rail links to the top of the government's agenda.

Stockport Interchange Plan

Team assembled for Stockport interchange scheme

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Engineering consultancy WSP’s Manchester office has been appointed by Transport for Greater Manchester and Stockport Council to progress the redevelopment of the town’s bus station at Daw Bank into a £41m transport interchange.

Vinci on site at Wigan Bus Station rebuild

Vinci Construction has started on the £15.7m redevelopment of Wigan Bus Station, which will see the demolition of the old bus station on Hallgate to make way for initial ground works.

Alex Vogt Manchester

Place10: Taking charge

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In summer 2007, Place North West published its first article, around the same time that news emerged confirming Greater Manchester’s controversial plans to introduce a city centre congestion charge, writes Alex Vogt, technical director, Curtins.

GMCA approves Stockport transport plan

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The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has approved the release of almost £20m for works to improve access to Stockport town centre and prepare the way for a new bridge into the town’s transport interchange.