Wythenshawe FC October 2019

Mixed fortunes for rivals’ stadium projects

Dan Whelan

Plans to upgrade facilities of the town’s two football clubs have diverged, with Wythenshawe Amateurs winning approval for a new clubhouse and Wythenshawe Town’s expansion hitting the buffers. 

Chamberhall Business Park Block A Apr 2020

St Modwen completes first phase of Bury business park

Dan Whelan

The developer’s industrial and logistics arm has completed the first phase of its 17-acre Chamberhall Business Park, comprising 130,000 sq ft of commercial space, with 65% of the available units under offer to prospective investors.

Manchester Goods Yard Dec 2018 2

Goods Yard on track for next February completion

Sarah Townsend

Developer Allied London is progressing the latest phase of its Enterprise City masterplan in Manchester, with the future headquarters of Booking.com almost 50% complete and other elements nearing to a close, chief executive Mike Ingall said.

South Heywood Russell Homes New Link Road

South Heywood masterplan moves forward

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The delivery of a link road, 1,000 homes and more than 1.5m sq ft of employment space at junction 19 of the M62 can go ahead following completion of negotiations between developer Russell Homes and Rochdale Council.

Leese Burnham

Leese: Local authorities must be ready for lift off post-outbreak

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Dan Whelan

In the latest Greater Manchester Combined Authority coronavirus update, leader of Manchester City Council, Sir Richard Leese, called upon local authorities do what they can to ensure a fast recovery after the pandemic, while mayor Andy Burnham urged construction firms to close sites.

Islington Mill January 2020

Search begins for £5m Islington Mill contractor

Dan Whelan

Salford City Council is seeking contractors to carry out three packages of work at the grade two-listed Islington Mill, including a £4.6m build contract, in order to secure funding from Arts Council England.