Offerton High School Stockport

Stockport readies special needs school

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Dan Whelan

The council expects to lodge plans to redevelop the former Offerton High School site in The Fairway into a 50,000 sq ft special needs primary school, after learning that an environmental impact assessment of the scheme is not required. 

David Thwaites PORTRAIT

Thwaites leaves FI to launch consultancy

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Sarah Townsend

David Thwaites, who has worked in property management and agency at FI Real Estate Management, Lambert Smith Hampton and Avison Young, has set up his own consultancy, Thwaites Real Estate.

Mottram Bypass

Balfour Beatty wins £108m Mottram bypass job

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Dan Whelan

The contractor, in partnership with consultant Atkins, has been appointed to deliver the long-awaited dual-carriageway aimed at reducing congestion in Tameside village and speeding up journey times between Manchester and Sheffield.

RAA Development Site Irlam Northbank

Richard Austin Alloys eyes Irlam HQ move

Dan Whelan

The aluminium and steel stockholder has lodged plans for a 37,000 sq ft complex at Northbank Industrial Estate, having bought the 2.2-acre plot for £730,000 in 2018. 

Blackfriars Cycle Lane

Salford eyes more pop-up cycle lanes

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Dan Whelan

The council aims to implement transport infrastructure projects including a bus gate on Chapel Street East and Victoria Bridge Street, and several pop-up cycle lanes, after receiving £1.5m of active travel funding post pandemic. 

Mulbury Shaw Homes

Mulbury starts on £11m Shaw homes

Dan Whelan

The residential developer is building 65 affordable homes to be operated by housing association Great Places, in a project to redevelop an “eyesore” former industrial site in Oldham. 

Lovell Pendleton 2

Lovell and Together Housing ink regional JV

Sarah Townsend

The housebuilder and the housing association have formed a joint venture to address the shortage of homes in the North of England, starting with building the first phase of a project to deliver 650 units in Pendleton.