Reid Architects' striking gold building for The Alchemist at MediaCity has got people talking. And it's been a headscratcher for the design team. Where to put the bins?

Three more in at Tomorrow

MediaCityUK’s tech workspace Tomorrow has secured another three occupiers, taking occupancy to 65%.

GMCA changes tune to push Lloyd

Greater Manchester Combined Authority has dropped the qualification 'interim' when referring to Tony Lloyd, calling him the Greater Manchester mayor in official communications to the media, as it seeks to "increase awareness of the mayoralty", and denies the move could be seen as misleading or unfair to his rivals.

MIPIM announcements in word cloud

Kirsty Butcher

This illustration, generated by, shows the most used words from press releases issued by North West companies at MIPIM that landed in the Place news inbox this week.

Promote your event

February’s events bulletin will be published on Monday - to list your event send us details by close of play on Friday.

Place on Tour: Wigan

Developers, agents, financiers and planners joined Wigan Council and Place North West for a detailed tour of the borough’s development opportunities and strategic sites in the latest Place on Tour field trip.

Events Plan 2016

Introducing the schedule of Place North West events for next year.