Manchester Zoo

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. 

Salix Care Home Salford February 2020 Omi Architect

Care home proposed for Salford

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Chloé Vaughan

Affordable housing developer Salix Homes has submitted an application which proposes a three-storey, 70,000 sq ft extra-care facility for the elderly off Arrow Street.


EventCity relocation gets Trafford consent

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The relocation of EventCity in Trafford to the nearby Soccer Dome has been approved, allowing the events venue move to a 240,000 sq ft building, and vacate its site to make way for the £175m Therme resort.

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Winners picked for £120m Stockport Interchange

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Willmott Dixon has been chosen as main contractor to deliver the major redevelopment of the town's bus station, alongside a joint venture between Cityheart and Rise Homes which will bring forward a £40m apartment block.

Urban Splash January Hires From Left Andrew Johnston, Richard Dingle, Sam Thomas And Laurence Chipperton

Urban Splash hires head of planning

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Chloé Vaughan

The developer has made a spate of hires in recent months, "propelled" by its work in modular delivery, including the appointment of Andrew Johnston from Avison Young as head of planning.

Bredbury Gateway Stockport

Quorum details 430,000 sq ft at Bredbury Gateway

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Chloé Vaughan

The developer has amended its application for an £80m industrial development in Stockport, with intentions to bring forward two of the expected 25 units before the rest of the development in response to "market conditions."