Swan House 01

February start for Swan Street tower

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Dan Whelan

Contractor RG Group has been appointed to build the 31-storey Manchester residential scheme on behalf of investor Ridgeback Group, which has bought the site from Cable Swan, a joint venture between Sir Robert McAlpine, Britannia Group, Prime Developers and Foundation Real Estate. 


Premier Inn at Circle Square completes

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Sarah Townsend

Contractor Russell WBHO has finished building the 158-bedroom hotel in Manchester on behalf of Bruntwood SciTech and Vita Group, which are developing the £750m Circle Square mixed-use scheme in a joint venture.

Renaker Phase Two And Three Greengate February 2020 Salford Committee

GMCA lends Renaker £70m for pair of skyscrapers 

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Dan Whelan

The combined authority has awarded the developer loans of £37.5m and £32.4m from its Housing Investment Loans Fund to support the development of just under 1,000 apartments across schemes in the Greengate area of Salford and within the Great Jackson Street regeneration zone in Manchester.

Base Manchester Roof Terrace Event Space 2

Science Park £21m tech hub breaks ground

Sarah Townsend

Work has begun to knock down the Base building near the University of Manchester on Oxford Road and replace it with a five-storey, 91,000 sq ft workspace for computer engineering, manufacturing, science and technology companies.

Fec Top Out Gate Stile Meadowside

Westfields tops out FEC towers

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Neil Tague

Contractor Westfields Construction has reached the highest point at The Gate and The Stile residential buildings at developer Far East Consortium’s £200m Meadowside development in Manchester.

MMU Faculty Of Science And Engineering

January start for MMU science campus

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Sarah Townsend

Construction services firm Bowmer + Kirkland has been appointed as the main contractor to build Manchester Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, and to refurbish the John Dalton complex.

Hyphen Mosley Street

Russell WBHO completes Hyphen refurb 

Daniel Whelan

The contractor has finished refurbishing 51,000 sq ft of offices at Boultbee Brooks Real Estate’s Mosley Street building in Manchester, having replaced now-defunct Styles & Wood last year.