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Bowler’s Yard to start in 2021

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Sarah Townsend

A joint venture led by developer and investor Scarborough International Properties has won planning permission for the final phase of development at Manchester’s New Islington and expects to start construction early next year.  

Addisol

3D printing firm signs at Rochdale’s Logic

Dan Whelan

Addisol Endless Resources has taken 4,700 sq ft on a five-year lease at the industrial complex, part of Kingsway Business Park, as it increases production of personal protective equipment during the pandemic. 

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Box Bar pinned for 125 Deansgate

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Dan Whelan

Arc Inspirations, which owns the Banyan and Manahatta brands, plans to open the fourth branch of its Box Bar concept in an 8,000 sq ft unit in the recently completed 125 Deansgate, a 117,000 sq ft mixed-use building in Manchester.  

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PROFILE | Findley looks back on 26 years at Salford

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Dan Whelan

When Chris Findley, who retired this week after almost three decades as council head of planning, arrived in post, Salford was “still recovering from the huge economic shocks of the '70s and '80s”. But developments such as Salford Quays and MediaCityUK ensure he leaves the city in a better state than he found it. 

Pollitt leaves Peel after 17 years

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Sarah Townsend

Ian Pollitt, a long-standing employee of the Peel Group who has held project management roles at Mersey Docks and Liverpool Waters, has left the company and is pursuing other opportunities.

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AstraZeneca advances 95,000 sq ft expansion

Dan Whelan

The pharmaceutical giant has won approval to build a manufacturing facility off Hulley Road at its Hurdsfield complex in Macclesfield, subject to resolving concerns over possible site contamination.