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PROFILE | Findley looks back on 26 years at Salford

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Dan Whelan

When Chris Findley, who retired this week after almost three decades as council head of planning, arrived in post, Salford was “still recovering from the huge economic shocks of the '70s and '80s”. But developments such as Salford Quays and MediaCityUK ensure he leaves the city in a better state than he found it. 

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Get the diggers in, Prime Minister urges

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Dan Whelan

Boris Johnson has pledged £5bn for UK infrastructure, including unlocking the central Manchester rail bottleneck, as well as schools, hospitals and other 'shovel-ready' projects, to help Britain bounce back from the “economic reverberations” of Covid-19. 

IQ Manchester Vision

IQ sets out Manchester vision

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Dan Whelan

The student accommodation provider has earmarked three of its sites for potential redevelopment as part of a 15-year estate strategy, including potentially building a 55-storey tower near Piccadilly station. 

Intu Trafford Centre Barton Square 4

Trafford Centre future uncertain after Intu collapse

Sarah Townsend

The shopping centres owned by Intu Properties, including its flagship mall in Trafford, will remain open despite administrators being appointed last week, but a sale of some or all the assets remains on the cards.

Chancerygate Satellite Park Oldham

Satellite Park £16m final phase approved

Sarah Townsend

Developer Chancerygate is to build around 140,000 sq ft of industrial space at the complex in Oldham, comprising a further 14 units.