Placefirst MD steps down, chairman and CEO appointed

Chloé Vaughan

Placefirst founder and managing director David Smith-Milne has stepped down, and Bill Oliver and David Mawson have been appointed as chairman and chief executive, respectively.

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Pendleton homes gain planning consent

Salford City Council has approved a planning application from Connell Property Partnership and Shea Investments for 470 homes on land around Orchard Street in Pendleton.

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Manchester reveals concerns over co-living  

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Sarah Townsend

Development of co-living schemes in Manchester should be limited until the concept is properly tested, as some schemes may not meet minimum space standards or generate public revenues, the city council has said.

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Homes dominate Tameside agenda

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Chloé Vaughan

Plans from Taylor Wimpey, Barratt Homes, Onward Homes, and Scout Green are recommended for approval at Tameside Council's planning committee, which would enable the construction of 325 homes.