Merseyway

Contractor sought for Stockport BHS revamp

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Neil Tague

Stockport Council’s cabinet has approved the refurbishment of the town’s former BHS store, due to contain JD Sports and Poundland, as part of ongoing work to reposition Merseyway shopping centre.

Brown Street Visual

PODCAST | Building a better future for construction

Dan Whelan

As we near the end of another tough year for construction firms, join Stuart Stead, head of construction and property at accountancy firm Cowgills, and Ben Fearns, managing director of developer Novo Property Group, as they discuss the biggest issues facing the industry and what can be done to improve the outlook for medium-sized contractors in an increasingly competitive market. 

Renaker Phase Two And Three Greengate February 2020 Salford Committee

GMCA lends Renaker £70m for pair of skyscrapers 

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Dan Whelan

The combined authority has awarded the developer loans of £37.5m and £32.4m from its Housing Investment Loans Fund to support the development of just under 1,000 apartments across schemes in the Greengate area of Salford and within the Great Jackson Street regeneration zone in Manchester.

RAA Development Site Irlam Northbank

Consent nears for pair of Salford industrial schemes

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Daniel Whelan

Aluminium and steel stockholder Richard Austin Alloys’ plans for a 37,000 sq ft complex at Northbank Industrial Estate in Irlam, and a Peel L&P recycling facility off Liverpool Road in Eccles are both tipped for approval. 

Fortis Quay

Developer rows back on Fortis Quay office-to-resi

Dan Whelan

Fortis Group had planned to repurpose two former office blocks into apartments at Salford Quays, but due to viability concerns now wants to demolish the buildings and construct two towers comprising 336 flats. 

Create Revised Trafford Hotel

Tweaked Trafford hotel plans lodged

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Sarah Townsend

Create Developments has submitted its revised planning application for a seven-storey, 147-bedroom hotel off Barton Road in Stretford, after a council refusal in September forced it back to the drawing board.

Slate Yard Apartments

ECF ticks off New Bailey resi tower

Sarah Townsend

The final phase of The Slate Yard build-to-rent development at the consortium’s Salford mixed-use scheme has completed ahead of schedule, comprising 199 apartments.

Sainsbury’s to open at Two New Bailey 

Dan Whelan

The supermarket giant is close to completing a 4,400 sq ft letting at English Cities Fund’s recently completed office block in Salford.