Sourced Development Regent Plaza Dec 2019

Swanside bags £20m Regent Plaza contract 

Dan Whelan

The contractor has been selected to build blocks B and C at Sourced Developments’ 525-apartment complex in Salford following its appointment as main contractor on another of the developer’s schemes in Liverpool. 

One Heritage New 3

Salford’s tallest tower delayed

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Sarah Townsend

One Heritage Group, which listed on the London Stock Exchange last month, has set out revised timeframes for three of its schemes, including the 55-storey tower at Greengate, a co-living property in Burnley and apartments in Oldham.

Rochdale Town Hall Public Square

Contractor appointed for £14m Rochdale Town Hall

Sarah Townsend

Whitefield-based HH Smith has been selected to undertake the first phase of work to restore the grade one-listed building on The Esplanade and will start on site in the coming days.


Contractor sought for Stockport BHS revamp

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Neil Tague

Stockport Council’s cabinet has approved the refurbishment of the town’s former BHS store, due to contain JD Sports and Poundland, as part of ongoing work to reposition Merseyway shopping centre.

Brown Street Visual

PODCAST | Building a better future for construction

Dan Whelan

As we near the end of another tough year for construction firms, join Stuart Stead, head of construction and property at accountancy firm Cowgills, and Ben Fearns, managing director of developer Novo Property Group, as they discuss the biggest issues facing the industry and what can be done to improve the outlook for medium-sized contractors in an increasingly competitive market. 

Renaker Phase Two And Three Greengate February 2020 Salford Committee

GMCA lends Renaker £70m for pair of skyscrapers 

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Dan Whelan

The combined authority has awarded the developer loans of £37.5m and £32.4m from its Housing Investment Loans Fund to support the development of just under 1,000 apartments across schemes in the Greengate area of Salford and within the Great Jackson Street regeneration zone in Manchester.

RAA Development Site Irlam Northbank

Consent nears for pair of Salford industrial schemes

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Daniel Whelan

Aluminium and steel stockholder Richard Austin Alloys’ plans for a 37,000 sq ft complex at Northbank Industrial Estate in Irlam, and a Peel L&P recycling facility off Liverpool Road in Eccles are both tipped for approval.