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Wates pitches for Manchester and Liverpool high-rise schemes

Charlie Schouten

Wates is looking to deliver major residential, hotel, and offices in Liverpool and Manchester as part of a strategic move into high-rise projects, according to regional director for construction in the North, Paul Dodsworth.

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SITE VISIT | Ask hands over No8 First Street

Charlie Schouten

Nearly 15 months after its original completion date, Ask is putting the finishing touches to No8 First Street. Place North West toured the site to see how the troubled build has finally resulted in Manchester’s newest large-scale office development.

First Street Plot 9a October 2018

Bam picked for next First Street project

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Charlie Schouten

Ask has chosen Bam as preferred bidder for its next project at First Street, a 17-storey office and hotel building which goes before Manchester’s planning committee tomorrow.

Landmark December 2018

Landmark tops out

Contractor Bowmer & Kirkland has reached the highest point of construction on Barings Real Estate’s 180,000 sq ft Landmark Manchester office development.

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Loan for College’s Boddies move to go before council

Manchester City Council is to consider proposals for a £27.6m loan that will allow Manchester College to take forward its plans for a new city centre campus at the former Boddington’s Brewery site.