First Choice Homes Oldham

Oldham approves demolition of tower blocks 

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Dan Whelan

Housing association First Choice Homes has been granted permission to knock down two 1970s tower blocks inColdhurst Oldham, which would pave the way for a £160m redevelopment of the site to deliver 850 homes. 

New Look Deansgate

Deansgate overhaul top of MCC’s transport hit list

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Dan Whelan

Manchester City Council has published a draft 20-year transport strategy that includes the permanent pedestrianisation of Deansgate and a city centre “triangle” cycling route linking Deansgate, Whitworth Street West and the Northern Quarter. 

Little Lever Watson Homes

Watson plots waterside homes at Creams Mill

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Dan Whelan

Salford-based housebuilder and contractor Watson Homes has opened a consultation on its plans to build almost 300 homes across three plots in Little Lever near Bolton, including the site of the former Creams Mill.

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.