Stockport Station

Stockport maps £550m station vision

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Dan Whelan

The council and its mayoral development corporation have drawn up a 12-year vision to revamp the town's train station, to include a broader commercial offering, public square and reconfigured platform layout. 

Four New Bailey

BT shrinks New Bailey requirement 

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Dan Whelan and Sarah Townsend

The telecommunications giant is scaling back its proposed letting at English Cities Fund's Salford mixed-use scheme, with a revised application for a 10-storey block lodged with the council. 


Stockport to remain in GMSF ‘for now’ 

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Dan Whelan

The council has decided to continue working with other local authorities to progress the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework, dismissing a motion from Liberal Democrat members who sought to withdraw from the process. 

Pendleton Together 127 Homes

Lovell Together lodges plans for 127 Pendleton homes

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Sarah Townsend

The joint venture between housebuilder Lovell and affordable housing provider Together Housing Group has progressed the first phase of its 650-unit regeneration scheme in Salford by submitting a planning application to the council.

Mirrlees Park MAN HAzel Grove

Hazel Grove park consultation opens

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Dan Whelan

Engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions wants to redevelop 64 acres north of its Hazel Grove base off Bramhall Moor Lane, to create 150 homes and a country park. 

Crossford Bridge Playing Fields

Trafford pulls support for Sale Sharks homecoming

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Dan Whelan

The rugby union team’s plans to move back to the town after relocating in 2003 have been dealt a blow after Trafford Council withdrew its pre-planning support for the construction of a stadium at Crossford Bridge playing fields. 

Paragon House Old Trafford

Investar to acquire Bruntwood’s Paragon House

Sarah Townsend

The developer has exchanged contracts to buy the 48,000 sq ft office block in Old Trafford from Manchester-based Bruntwood for an as yet undisclosed sum, and intends to convert the building into 115 apartments, expanding a previous consent.

Create Discovery Quay

Create kicks off next stage of Discovery Quay

Sarah Townsend

The £30m second phase of Create Construction and Bricks Capital’s student accommodation project in Salford, comprising 457 bedrooms in a 15-storey building, has won approval as the first phase completes.