The developer has opened a digital consultation showing its emerging plan for One City Road in Manchester, a key site within the First Street development framework that is expected to offer 370,000 sq ft of office space.
Southvalley Estates, part of MCR Property Group, has revisited its longstanding plans to redevelop the site, which sits within Manchester’s Northern Gateway masterplan and is tipped to house 1,200 homes, with a consultation launch.
High-density affordable residential developments stepping down from Piccadilly and Mayfield alongside the Mancunian Way are proposed in a draft masterplan by Manchester City Council, now open for public consultation.
Canvas Manchester, a concept from the operators of London’s Pickle Factory and Oval Space, would feature a 100-seat restaurant, 400-capacity music and events space, and a private members club at the mixed-use scheme on Oxford Road.
The 95,000 sq ft office building in Manchester’s Parsonage Gardens will undergo its second refurbishment in three years after the city council approved a £1m plan to reconfigure the reception area to attract more tenants.
English Cities Fund, a joint venture between Salford City Council, Muse Developments and Homes England, has selected landscape architect Re-Form to create an area of public realm next to the 293,000 sq ft Four New Bailey, for which plans were submitted last week.
The investment manager has withdrawn plans to refurbish and extend its 51,600 sq ft building on Princess Street in Manchester, opting to go “back to the drawing board” and return with designs that reflect the changes in the office market post-Covid-19.