Pottery Lane
One Manchester is proposing 115 homes in Gorton designed by OMI

PLANNING | Manchester homes go before February committee

A scheme backed by Manchester City FC’s Vincent Kompany, a 30-storey SimpsonHaugh tower, and the latest residential development from One Manchester are all set for consent at next week’s planning committee.


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Swan Street Tower

McAlpine Swan Street September 2018

Developer: Sir Robert McAlpine, Britannia Group, Prime Developers, and Foundation Real Estate

Architect: SimpsonHaugh

Number of storeys: 30, 12 and  5

Number of apartments: 358 build-to-rent, and 12 serviced

Planner: Avison Young

Civil engineer: Curtins

Landscape architect: Optimised Environments

The McAlpine JV submitted a planning application for the £85m scheme last September, on the site of Swan House. The project is set for approval subject to section 106 agreements for off-site affordable housing and public realm improvements in New Cross.


M4nchester Two, Bengal Street

Bengal Street 1

Developer: Northern Group and Manchester City FC captain Vincent Company

Number of storeys: 10

Number of apartments: 75

Office space: 33,600 sq ft

Architect: Mecanoo

Planner: Cushman & Wakefield

Engineer: Curtins

The scheme is earmarked for consent, subject to the signing of a section 106 agreement which keeps the development as a PRS scheme for a certain period with a review mechanism at a future date.


Pottery Lane, West Gorton

Pottery Lane

Developer: One Manchester

Number of homes: 115

Architect: OMI

Planner: Paul Butler Associates

The development is made up of 13 two-storey houses, 102 apartments with car parking, and landscaping over two sites on either side of Gorton Lane. The homes are set for a mix of shared ownership and rent to buy.

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The loss of The Shamrock in Ancoats is unacceptable and that art deco warehouse on Swan Street would be lost too! More tat.

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The Shamrock was a big smelly hole

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