East Village Piccadilly

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.

Metrolink

Warnings ahead of Metrolink and Euston closures

Two of the Greater Manchester tram network’s lines will be closed for improvement works over the Easter weekend, while Virgin services to London will terminate short of the capital.

Pell Frischmann North West

Pell Frischmann grows regional team

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After establishing a Manchester office last summer, consultant Pell Frischmann has added eight staff to its team to deliver highways, transport, and infrastructure services in the North West.