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.
The owner of the former cotton mill on Bradford Road in Manchester wants to redevelop the 19th century building into 150 apartments and construct two new-build blocks comprsing an additional 110 homes.
The AO Arena operator asked that Manchester City Council’s decision to approve Oak View Group's plans for a 23,500-capacity venue at the Etihad Campus be reviewed, but the request has been rebuffed by the secretary of state.
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.
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.
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.