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A postcard from Stockport: MDC clout drives transformation

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Dan Whelan

Empty retail units, ageing transport hubs and the need for homes are problems facing local authorities across the country. In Stockport, the battle to address those issues is very much on. Place North West met up with Cllr David Meller for a stroll around the town to get an idea of the scale of the council's redevelopment plans.

Chapel Wharf Masterplan, Salford, P. OP EN

Salford’s vision for Chapel Wharf

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Dan Whelan

The creation of a 15-minute neighbourhood in the centre of the city that focusses on the reactivation of underuse railway arches, upgrading riverside sites, and reworking roads currently dominated by vehicles forms the basis of the proposal for the 47-acre site. 

Circle Square July 2020 Bruntwood Vita

Bruntwood launches EV charging trial 

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Dan Whelan

The property company is to install 12 electric vehicle charging points across its Manchester portfolio, part of the GM Local Energy Market Project, which aims to revolutionise the use and distribution of energy across the region.  

MAN Energy HQ, Hazel Grove 2

MAN progresses Mirrlees Fields vision 

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Dan Whelan

Engine manufacturer MAN Energy Solutions has lodged an outline planning application for 200 homes and a 43-acre country park on land the company owns next to its UK headquarters in Hazel Grove, south of Stockport. 

Boardman Burnham Beryl

Date named for GM clean air zone launch

Neil Tague

Greater Manchester’s combined authority has declared that charging for non-compliant commercial vehicles will be introduced from May 2022.