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Town hall refurb to start this month after delays

Sarah Townsend

The £330m refurbishment and upgrade of Manchester’s grade one-listed town hall will finally start after the project was delayed due to Covid-19 and the discovery of peregrine falcons nesting in the clock tower.

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Contractor sought for £4m Henry Royce fit-out

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Dan Whelan

The University of Manchester has launched a tender for the installation of three laboratories and offices on the sixth floor of the £150m Henry Royce Institute on Upper Brook Street, to create a sustainable materials research centre. 

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Regent Plaza work to restart this month

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Sarah Townsend

Construction of Sourced Development Group’s 525-apartment scheme on Regent Road in Salford is expected to recommence on 15 June, after the site closed in March due to the coronavirus lockdown.

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Green Quarter cladding removal nears completion

Dan Whelan

An operation to replace Grenfell-style aluminium composite material from two residential blocks in Manchester’s Green Quarter is nearly over, as the Government laid out details for accessing the £1bn removal package announced in March's Budget.