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Fusion Students, Deansgate CGI

Fusion lodges 28-storey student tower plan

Sector specialist Fusion Students has submitted plans for its first Manchester development, a 500-bedspace scheme close to the Deansgate Square high-rise cluster.


Countryside plots 500 Warrington homes

Neil Tague

A site bordered by the Centre Park business park, the mainline north-south railway and the River Mersey is to be advanced by the housebuilder.

House Of Fraser

The Subplot | Department stores, HS2, Oldham’s big bet

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David Thame

Plans for Manchester's House of Fraser raise hopes that the North West's defunct department stores can find a new future. With the HS2 high speed line to Crewe now signed into law, Subplot asks if the town is all-aboard the workspace train. Meanwhile, Oldham Council pulls the threads together on the Spindles redevelopment.

Chester Train Station

Leaders push for cross-border rail funding

Neil Tague

Local authorities have redoubled efforts to convince Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support projects such as a new Deeside Parkway station and the modernisation of Chester’s station in the Budget Statement on 3 March.

Big Ben

The Subplot | Freeports, flexible floorspace, financing hotels

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David Thame

Will a Liverpool freeport with tentacles extending into Greater Manchester become a regional game-changer? With WeWork pondering a return to the acquisitions trail in Manchester, how will the flexible office sector make money and who will make it? Meanwhile, Subplot takes a look at property industry donations to politics, and examines the tightening investment criteria for hotels.

Typical Bellway Poynton

Knowsley sites mapped for 1,000 homes

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Sarah Townsend

Housebuilders Redrow and Bellway are looking to separately develop hundreds of homes across four plots close to the railway line at Halewood, in schemes tipped for approval by the council next week.