A contractor is being sought to demolish the former Wayne Walker meat store and the adjacent Motorcycle Mega Store to enable the construction of an NCP car park close to the town's £48m transport interchange.
Electric trains will not run between Manchester and Bolton until May 2018 at the earliest, according to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, while Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has slammed services on the line as “completely unacceptable”.
A planning application for a residential-led development around Stockport’s £42m transport interchange is due to be submitted in early 2018, according to Stockport Council and Transport for Greater Manchester.
Arriva bus drivers have voted to reject the latest pay offer in their stand-off with the transport operator, making it more likely the nine strike days announced for December, plus Monday 27 November, will go ahead.
The Budget confirmed a £300m funding package, previously announced in October, to help improve connectivity between HS2 and stations in Manchester and Crewe, alongside £35m to help improve mobile communications for train passengers on the Trans-Pennine route from Manchester to York.
The £15m Enterprise Way link road has been opened at Manchester’s Airport City. Contractor Beijing Construction Engineering Group International has completed the road, which hosted a community cycle ride at the weekend ahead of opening to general traffic.