Kendal MIlne Revamp 2021 NEW 2

PLANNING | Sign-off for Kendal Milne revamp, MCR’s Gasworks

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Sarah Townsend

Manchester City Council has approved the conversion of the House of Fraser building on Deansgate into 546,000 sq ft of offices and plans for 1,200 homes at Rochdale Road Gas Works, but rejected Fusion Student's 28-storey tower saying it was "over-obtrusive". 

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Morgan Sindall to start £600m hospital revamp

Sarah Townsend

The redevelopment of North Manchester General Hospital is gearing up to begin, with the contractor appointed to deliver £25m of enabling works, a multistorey car park and cycle hub.

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SURVEY: Vertical Salary Review 2021

Take part in the fourth Vertical Salary Review of North West property and construction professionals to receive early access to the findings and be entered into a draw to win a pass to a year of events, including the sold-out Place Party.

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Manchester Uni’s £400m MECD completes

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Sarah Townsend

Main contractor Balfour Beatty has completed the base build of the engineering campus, touted as the largest single construction project undertaken by a UK higher education institution.

Steve Gillingham

RLB appoints managing partner 

Dan Whelan

Manchester-based consultancy Rider Levett Bucknall has promoted Steve Gillingham to head up the firm’s operations in the North West and Northern Ireland. 

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Team readies next stage of work at Mayfield Park

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Sarah Townsend

The uncovering of the River Medlock – which runs underneath the site of the £1.4bn Manchester regeneration project – to create the city’s first public park in a century, is to take place over the coming months.

Andy King

King departs Waterman for pastures new 

Dan Whelan

Andy King has joined engineering practice Eckersley O’Callaghan as structural director and will lead the firm’s newly established Manchester office, serving the north of the UK.