Plans from developer Vision for a 43,000 sq ft office to be built next to Manchester Hall have been granted planning permission despite objections from John Rylands Library, while smaller residential schemes in the city have also been approved.
The projects were signed-off at the Manchester City Council planning committee on Thursday 1 June.
44-48 Bridge Street
Offices: 43,700 sq ft
Height: Eight storeys
23 New Mount Street
Developer: Capital New Mount
Scheme: Office-to-resi conversion
3-5 St John Street
Developer: JR Properties, sister company of Richer Sounds
Architect: Cartwright & Gross
Scheme: Office-to-resi conversion, roof extension
Planner: Euan Kellie Property Solutions
Land North of Melland Road Playing Fields, Gorton
Developer: Great Places Housing Group
Architect: Nicol Thomas