Guildhall Street Warehouse Conversion

Preston pushes city living with fresh strategy

Cushman & Wakefield has produced a city living prospectus for Preston City Council as the authority seeks to attract investment into residential projects within the city centre.

Anwyl Homes John Grime Mathew Anwyl

Anwyl hires Grime for Lancashire expansion

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Flintshire-based Anwyl Homes is launching a Lancashire division, with the recruitment of John Grime, formerly managing director of Redrow in the North West, to build and lead a new team.

Express Buildings

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.

Eamonn Boylan, Stockport Council

Boylan: We need to take greater development risk

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The incoming chief executive of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority told the Place RESI audience local authorities were in agreement: in order to hit new housebuilding targets, “we will only deliver on our ambition if we take greater development risk.”

Snook Burscough

Snook’s Burscough ‘barn’ house passed

Snook Architects has secured planning permission from West Lancashire Council for a six-bedroom bespoke family house in the style of a modern barn in Burscough.

Rossendale Dark Lane View

Culzean gains permission for Rossendale homes

Rossendale Council has granted outline planning permission to Culzean Developments, for a residential scheme on land partly occupied by a derelict stadium previously used by Rossendale United FC.

PRS in 2017 | Summary + photos

The maturing market, changing occupier requirements, and the challenges facing institutional investors in the private rented sector were all...