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The month in property | March

Neil Tague

It’s all happening on the other side of Manchester’s Great Ancoats Street. The Daily Express building’s been sold, and there’s a ton of Manchester Life schemes going up, the next of which, designed by Rafael Vinoly Architects, has attracted some caustic criticism during consultation.

Lancaster University Health Innovation John McAslan

Tenders invited for Lancaster science park

Lancaster University has started the formal search for a contractor to build the 80,000 sq ft first building on its health innovation science park at the Bailrigg campus.

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Willmott Dixon becomes Place partner for MIPIM UK

The national contractor has signed up to sponsor Place North West’s activity at MIPIM UK later this year, including backing the publication’s inaugural London drinks reception on Wednesday 18 October.

Conlon awarded £8m UCLan project

Conlon Construction has won the contract to build the University of Central Lancashire’s £8.15m social spaces, one of the first projects expected to be completed within the university’s £200m Preston masterplan.

Park Hotel Rear View Hq Building

Preston hotel build goes out to tender

On behalf of Lancashire County Council, project manager Frank Whittle Partnership has issued a contract notice through OJEU to appoint a contractor on a £7.75m project on East Cliff in the city.