Story Homes Clitheroe 2

Story Homes expands Ribble Valley landholdings

The Strategic Land Group has completed the sale of 7.5 acres in Clitheroe to Story Homes, which the housebuilder will use to deliver 91 homes in the second phase of its Pendleton Grange scheme.

Mayfield Food Fair Artist Impression April 2017

The month in property | April

Neil Tague

U+I boss Richard Upton’s an impressive character, with an intense style of public speaking that puts one in mind of Terrance Stamp. So even if the ‘meanwhile’ use for the former Mayfield station didn’t look good, he’d manage to big it up.

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.”