A chunk of the first phase of developer Rawdon Property Group’s £11m Beehive Business Park scheme in south Cumbria, including an 18,600 sq ft supermarket, has completed, with further retail units to come.
Today is the last day in post for the long-time director of growth and development at Manchester City Council, after he postponed his original planned exit at the end of March to help with the coronavirus response.
The combined authority has been asked to approve £4m in loans for projects in Altrincham and Woodhouses, and invest £10m in social impact fund manager Resonance, which would go towards acquiring and refurbishing properties for people with learning difficulties.
After its decision to part-pedestrianise Deansgate, the council has taken another step towards making the city more pedestrian friendly by closing off the Northern Quarter street to cars from this Saturday.
The 95,000 sq ft office building in Manchester’s Parsonage Gardens, which is one-third occupied following a £16m refurbishment in 2017, is to undergo a further package of works in the hope of attracting more tenants.
Work on the second phase of Blackpool’s £100m town centre regeneration will commence in the first week of June, the council said, around a month after the initial planned start date due to the coronavirus lockdown.