Trafford Centre Main Entrance

Intu appoints administrators

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The struggling shopping centre owner has appointed KMPG as administrator after it said talks with creditors had reached "insufficient alignment and agreement".

Sale West Homes

First chunk of Sale West homes signed off

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Sarah Townsend

Trafford Council has granted full planning consent to the £11m first phase of Irwell Valley Homes’ regeneration of the estate comprising 79 homes for social rent, and outline consent for an additional 184 units.

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Application due in July for Trafford cryobattery

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Sarah Townsend

Trafford Council expects to receive the planning application for “the world’s first” commercial liquid air battery plant in the coming weeks, to be located at the Carrington Power Station off Manchester Road.


Trafford Retail Park phase two nears completion

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Dan Whelan

A Starbucks will open next month and an Aldi supermarket will follow later this year as part of the 80,000 sq ft development at the shopping complex across the M60 from the Trafford Centre, its owner Peel L&P Retail Parks said. 

Dock 5 ForLiving

Work starts on £53m Dock 5

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Sarah Townsend

Construction of developer ForLiving’s 394-unit apartment scheme in Ordsall, Salford, has commenced and work is due to complete in 2023.

Salboy Castle Irwell

Salboy prepares for first Castle Irwell homes

Dan Whelan

The developer is pushing ahead with its 500-home Salford scheme by lodging plans for the first phase of 157 units, while its construction arm Domis starts preparatory work on site.


Stockport lodges £14m ‘StockRoom’ bid

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Sarah Townsend

The council has made a submission to the Government’s £1bn Future High Streets Fund, for a town centre regeneration project to redevelop the former M&S and BHS stores into a community learning hub.