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PLANNING | £110m Factory goes before Manchester committee

Manchester City Council’s first planning meeting of 2017 is expected to approve the construction of the £110m Factory arts centre at St John’s, a PRS development by Mulbury in Ancoats, and a controversial residential proposal by Renaker in Castlefield.

The committee is due to meet on Thursday 12 January.

 

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Factory arts centre

Factory Arts Centre

Developer: Allied London and Manchester City Council

Value: £110m

Architect: Office for Metropolitan Architecture

Capacity: 7,000

Type: Theatre and musical events space at St John’s

 

Blossom Street, Ancoats

Blossom Street Mulbury

Developer: Mulbury Homes

Architect: Tim Groom

Height: Eight and seven storeys

Flats: 140

Type: Private rent

 

2-4 Chester Road, Castlefield

renaker-castlefield

Developer: Renaker Build

Architect: OMI Architects

Height: 21 and 12 storeys

Flats: 188 apartments

Type: Private rent

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