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What we know about Joanne Roney

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

After Friday’s announcement that Manchester’s chief executive is set to be replaced by an outsider from the other side of the Pennines, Place North West examines what is known about Roney’s property credentials and work style.

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Manchester names Bernstein successor

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Joanne Roney, chief executive of Wakefield Council, is being lined up to take over as chief executive of Manchester City Council when Sir Howard Bernstein retires next spring.

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Piccadilly Gardens application due in spring

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Legal & General is targeting a completion date of 2019 for its £10m regeneration of Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens, which is set to include 22,000 sq ft of new restaurant units alongside improvements across the public realm.

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Russell plans in for 320-acre Rochdale site

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Russell Homes has submitted a planning application to Rochdale Council for a 320-acre site in South Heywood, outlining proposals for a 2.2km link road, 1.45m sq ft of commercial space, and up to 1,000 homes.

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Latest plans on show for Circle Square

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Bruntwood and Select Property Group expect to submit a detailed planning application for a student accommodation block of 384 flats at their joint development in Manchester city centre before Christmas.

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Developer proposes next hotel for Central Park

A planning application has been submitted for a second Holiday Inn on Manchester’s Oldham Road, alongside a nursery, offices and multi-storey car park, designed by Leach Rhodes Walker.