Manchester office-to-resi scheme set for approval

A proposal to convert a 50,000 sq ft office complex into 59 flats at 23 New Mount Street has been recommended for approval when Manchester City Council’s planning committee meets next week.


Fylde in market for landscape specialist

Fylde Council is looking to appoint a landscape consultant to lead a funding bid and project delivery for the restoration and improvement of Fairhaven Lake & Garden in Lytham St Annes.

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Vision set for green light with Bridge Street offices

Plans by Vision Developments to build 43,700 sq ft of offices with ground floor commercial space next to Manchester’s Freemasons Hall have been recommended for approval, despite strong opposition from John Rylands Library.

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Cheshire Lakes plan receives third refusal

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The revised planning application for a watersports centre in a disused quarry in Cheshire has once again been refused, with councillors going against the recommendation to finally approve the project two years after its first submission.

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AEW brings in BTP housing team

Manchester-based AEW Architects has set out its stall in the residential sector with the completion of a deal to bring in the housing team from Bernard Taylor Partnership.

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COMMENT | The campus of the future

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Will technology reduce the need to be on campus? Or does the value we place on face-to-face interaction mean that physical estates will remain pivotal to the university experience, asks Alex Solk, partner at Sheppard Robson.

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Aerials show Middlewood Locks progress

New images have been released detailing progress at Middlewood Locks, the 24.5-acre Salford scheme being delivered by Beijing Construction & Engineering Group for Fairbriar International.

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NEXT WEEK | Healthcare Property Update

Join with 100 property professionals on Tuesday to hear from the NHS, Assura, BDP, Proton Partners and Manchester Science Partnerships at a dedicated briefing on the state of the healthcare development and investment market.