Deborah McLaughlin

McLaughlin goes it alone

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Housing grandee Deborah McLaughlin has departed GL Hearn to become an independent consultant.

Cambridge Street Big Building

PLANNING | Decisions delayed on Manchester pub projects

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Manchester City Council's planning committee has deferred a decision on a residential scheme at Hardy's Well in Rusholme until a site visit, and is minded to refuse a 12-storey student scheme on Cambridge Street described as "a giraffe among hamsters".


Government withdraws £68m housing deal

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Government has told Greater Manchester the City Region will no longer be receiving a £68m brownfield housing fund, following the reduction of housing targets included in the rewritten Spatial Framework.

Leese Burnham

MIPIM | ‘Country may look lost, Manchester’s not’

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh in Cannes

During a MIPIM week set against a backdrop of continued political uncertainty, Place North West met with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and council leader Richard Leese, to discuss Greater Manchester Spatial Framework challenges, delivering housing numbers, local politics, and Brexit.