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Morgan Sindall turnover tops £3bn

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Morgan Sindall Group posted a 3% increase in turnover, to £3.1bn, and 10% rise in pre-tax profits, to £88.6m, in the 12 months to the end of December 2019, driven by strong returns from its fit-out and construction arms.

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Work stops on Elliot’s £70m Salford tower

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Construction of Elliot Group's 34-storey The Residence in Salford has halted, while the developer writes to investors asking them to bring forward payments and waits for institutional funds to "re-engage", pending the result of an ongoing fraud investigation.

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English Cities Fund requests £5m viability payment

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Dan Whelan

The joint venture between Muse Developments, Legal & General and Homes England have asked Salford City Council for money to support the 23-storey Stanley Street residential project ahead of a scheduled start on site in March.

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Payment disputes ongoing with Bardsley clients

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Bardsley Construction collapsed in December owing £45m to creditors, according to the administrators' report, and negotiations are still ongoing with developer clients over the payment of fees on prominent sites.

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Four compete for £125m Wigan Galleries

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Muse Developments, Cityheart with BCEGI, Eric Wright Group and Queensberry have been shortlisted by Wigan Council to deliver the £125m overhaul of The Galleries. 

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Manchester Zoo lines up 100-acre Rochdale home

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Dan Whelan and Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The company aiming to bring a zoo to Greater Manchester is in advanced talks with Rochdale Council to take over four parcels of land totalling 100 acres near Hopwood Hall in Middleton. 

Wigan Enterprise Park

Summer start on Wigan Enterprise Park overhaul

Barratt Homes has bought the 27-acre former Wigan Enterprise Park from St Modwen and is due to start on site this summer on 325 homes, a development approved on appeal in 2016.