Rochdale Town Centre Shopfronts CGI

Rochdale’s historic areas in line for upgrade

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Sarah Townsend

Two sites in the town centre, South Parade and Lower Drake Street, are to undergo improvements in the coming months including new public realm and revamped shopfronts, as part of a wider heritage regeneration strategy.

Roydon Expansion

Approval nears for Roydon expansion  

Dan Whelan

Plans from the plastics recycling firm to increase its footprint at Junction Eco-Park in Salford by 100,000 sq ft are earmarked for approval by the city council. 

Electricity projects longlisted for green funding  

Dan Whelan

Increasing network capacity around Manchester’s Oxford Road Corridor and the 24-acre Mayfield regeneration are among schemes Electricity North West has earmarked to receive a share of its £15m Green Recovery Fund. 

Hollingworth Traffic

Manchester pushes on with clean air strategy

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Neil Tague

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority aims to sign off a final plan to improve air quality in the city region by this summer ahead of a proposed 2022 rollout, despite a lack of clarity on funding.

Fitzwarren Court Has Been Completely Transformed

Salix completes £7.5m revamp

The Salford housing association has finished refurbishing the 23-storey Fitzwarren Court in Pendleton, a building previously earmarked for demolition.

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Ground broken on £16m Salford Energy House 

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Dan Whelan

Contractor Bowmer + Kirkland has started building the University of Salford’s Energy House 2.0, a research facility designed to test the energy efficiency of homes in different weather conditions.