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Chorlton cycleways due on site by end of 2019

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Work on the first phase of a £13.5m walking and cycling route from Manchester city centre to Chorlton is set to start later this year, although there have been some changes to the wider plan following responses to a public consultation. 

East Village Piccadilly

Manchester pushes back on Piccadilly HS2 design

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Charlie Schouten

The city council has insisted Gateway House will be demolished while pushing back on HS2’s plans to build two multi-storey car parks as part of an overhaul of Piccadilly railway station to accommodate the high-speed rail line.

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Government promises ‘independent and rigorous’ HS2 review

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Charlie Schouten

The fate of the multi-billion-pound high-speed rail project, and associated large-scale developments around Manchester and Crewe, will be decided by the autumn after the Government confirmed it has commissioned a review into “whether and how HS2 should proceed”.

Barlow House

HS2 chooses Manchester base

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HS2 Ltd, the company established to deliver high-speed railway connections between key cities, has signed terms on office space at Barlow House, Minshull Street.

Manchester Bridges

Listed bridge restoration begins

May and June will see road closures in Manchester city centre as three grade two-listed bridges are repaired and repainted.