Developers back modular homelessness initiative  

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Sarah Townsend

Manchester-based charity Embassy plans to create 40 modular homes made from repurposed shipping containers to provide secure housing for the city’s homeless people, in partnership with developers Peel L&P and Capital & Centric.

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Bridgewater office revamp progresses 

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Dan Whelan

Credit Suisse Asset Management has lodged plans to overhaul and extend 70 Bridgewater Street in Manchester when its sole tenant Eversheds Sutherland relocates to Two New Bailey. 

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Laystall Street plans lodged

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Neil Tague

Developer McCauls has submitted proposals including 89 homes and 8,000 sq ft of workspace at a site including the grade two-listed 32-34 Laystall Street, just off Manchester’s Great Ancoats Street.

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111 Piccadilly refurb completes 

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Dan Whelan

Bruntwood Works, the offices arm of the developer and asset manager, has opened what it claims is “Manchester’s most tech-enhanced workspace” as part of its £50m Pioneer refurbishment programme. 

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Green light for Wythenshawe homes

Sarah Townsend

Developer ECS Capital is to build a 40-unit residential scheme in the Manchester suburb, designed by the architecture studio Falconer Chester Hall and approved after the original application was tweaked.

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COMMENT | New Orders: Manchester’s fight for the night

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In the second of a four-part series, Hydrock’s engineering team discuss the changing nature of place and communities in the North West. In this instalment, Hydrock’s associate acoustic engineer, Lewis Stonehouse, examines Manchester’s night-time economy.