Peel The Victoria

Peel plans refurb at The Victoria

Charlie Schouten

Developer Peel is planning a major refurbishment at The Victoria in Salford Quays to bring 80,000 sq ft of office space back to the market, after two tenants move out of the building later this year.

Halton Curve

Easter rail upgrades to add Liverpool-Chester services

A series of planned closures over the Easter period will pave the way for additional hourly services between Liverpool and Chester, faster travel between Manchester and Stalybridge, and the introduction of new trains between Manchester and Preston.

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Bam hands over Spinningfields Pavilion to The Ivy

Allied London’s The Pavilion, central Manchester’s largest timber-framed building, has reached practical completion, allowing a team from The Ivy to start fit-out on the restaurant and bar ahead of its occupation.

A49 Link Road

Redesigned A49 link road gets £9m funding boost

Work on a new £20m link road between the A49 and Westwood Park looks set to begin, two-and-a-half years after a contract for the project was first awarded, with a funding package of £9m due to be signed off this week.

Stonebridge Crescent

Croxteth estate regeneration moves forward

Masterplanner Gillespies will work alongside Cushman & Wakefield, Ekosgen, Hemingway Design, and Mott MacDonald to develop final designs for the regeneration of Liverpool’s Stonedale Crescent estate by September this year.

Viadux Render Feb 18

THING OF THE WEEK

Hot on the heels of Renaker renaming its Owen Street towers as Deansgate Square, another Manchester megaproject has had a rebrand.