Smithfield Site

Barton & Redman secures Smithfield consent

Neil Tague

Russell WBHO is to build a 90,000 sq ft chilled warehouse at the fruit & vegetable supplier’s East Manchester base to facilitate the company’s expansion.

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‘Feisty’ Manchester will emerge fighting from pandemic

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Sarah Townsend

Investment in science, research and technology will fuel Manchester’s post-Covid revival and cement its position as “the UK’s premier growth city”, said Louise Wyman, development director at the council, as it prepares to launch a detailed economic recovery plan.

Pestana CR7

Ronaldo hotel approved, Speakers House deferred  

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Dan Whelan

Hotel firm Pestana’s 150-bed hotel in Manchester, backed by Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, has received the green light to go ahead, while a decision on Kames Property Income Fund’s proposed 135,000 sq ft Deansgate office scheme was deferred pending a site visit. 

Bloom + Mindel

Heritage conversion approved for Mindel House

Sarah Townsend

Developer Beech Holdings is to convert the Victorian warehouse and the neighbouring 11 Bloom Street in Manchester city centre into 80 low carbon apartments.

Granada Studios

Tweaked Granada Studios to progress

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Dan Whelan

Allied London has been granted approval to push ahead with revised plans to redevelop the former Granada Studios, reducing the number of hotel rooms from 210 to 175 and increasing the amount of office space.

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MCR lodges 1,200-home Gasworks plans 

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Dan Whelan

Subsidiary Southvalley Estates has submitted proposals for nine blocks ranging from eight to 33 storeys on the former Rochdale Road Gas Works site, the latest project in Manchester’s £1bn Northern Gateway masterplan. 

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Russell WBHO tops out at St Peter’s Square

Neil Tague

Construction has reached its highest point at the £50m 3 St Peter’s Square in Manchester, the Property Alliance Group project that will house a Motel One and a Staycity aparthotel from autumn 2021.