Walmer Street

GM retrofitting taskforce gets to work 

Dan Whelan

Following its first meeting last night, the taskforce will attempt to secure funding to upgrade existing buildings on a mass scale in a bid to help the city region hit its 2038 net-zero carbon target.

Aerial Drone Image Showing The Latest Development Work At RHS Garden Bridgewater. September 2020

Salford’s £35m RHS garden opens

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Dan Whelan

The country’s fifth Royal Horticultural Society garden, spanning 154 acres of Peel Group-owned land in Worsley, has opened to the public for the first time, 10 months later than scheduled. 

Rochdale Leisure Centre

Engie wins £8.4m Rochdale decarbonisation work

Neil Tague

The energy and regeneration specialist is to retrofit 20 buildings across the borough as part of the Goverment's drive to cut emissions across public sector estates. 

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Landscape designs revealed for Placefirst in Bolton

Sarah Townsend

A public square, river walk along the Croal and shared gardens and roof terraces for residents feature in the landscaping of the £25m build-to-rent development due to start on site this autumn.

Primrose Bank Engie

Engie’s Primrose Bank completes

Sarah Townsend

The £4m project involved the construction of 19 eco-friendly, five-bedroom properties on behalf of Oldham Council, which has agreed to buy the scheme.

Aquatics Centre Manchester Exterior

GM retrofit projects scoop £78m

Sarah Townsend

The Whitehall funding will be used to upgrade more than 150 public buildings including the Manchester Aquatics Centre, helping to cut carbon emissions and create jobs, the combined authority said.