Chancellors Hotel

University advances hotel conversion plans 

Dan Whelan

The University of Manchester has won approval to redevelop the grade two-listed Chancellors Hotel and conference centre in Fallowfield into 63 all-female student flats. 

General Projects Pollard Street View From Across Canal 2

Pollard Street developer eyes regional growth  

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Sarah Townsend

General Projects, the company planning a 325,000 sq ft “future-focussed” office campus in Manchester’s Eastlands, is looking for more opportunities to put its stamp on the North West, targeting schemes of upwards of 100,000 sq ft.

XYZ Social Department Pop Up

Allied helps lonely workers with pop-up ploy

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Dan Whelan

Developer Allied London is to provide an alternative to people struggling with the "solitude" of homeworking by offering its Department-branded flexible workspace for free in exchange for social media coverage. 

Central Retail Park Masterplan

Clamour for green space at Central Retail Park 

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Dan Whelan

A consultation on the development framework for the 10.5-acre plot on the edge of Ancoats and New Islington has shown clear desire for a public park, but the council said it has no plans to incorporate one into its vision for the site.

Kendals Deansgate Revamp View Down Southgate From King Street West

Investec unveils 500,000 sq ft Kendals revamp

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Sarah Townsend

Manchester’s grade two-listed Kendal Milne building on Deansgate, home to House of Fraser, is to be redeveloped into offices with some retail retained on the ground floor, under proposals from its South African owner.