Hodder Starters

Hodder hires three grads

Hodder + Partners has appointed three new team members from the Manchester School of Architecture to support the ongoing growth of the practice.

RCP North Interior

Morgan Sindall posts strong H1 results

The listed construction group has defied the gloom currently besetting the sector in the UK with a six-month trading update showing pre-tax profits of £23.5m, reflecting 45% growth on 2016’s figure.

Open Team Photo

Open hires from Mecanoo

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Design studio Open continues to establish itself in Manchester, taking on the fifth team member in six months. Aoife Rath-Cullimore joins from Mecanoo, after working on major projects in the city such as MECD, for the University of Manchester, and Kampus, on behalf of Capital & Centric and Henry Boot Developments.

Clark Hill K2

K2 expands with associate hire

Liverpool-based K2 Architects has appointed Clark Hill from London firm Hal Architects as an associate.

St Mic Consultation

St Michael’s: A city reacts

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Gary Neville said he wanted to deliver a scheme “which polarises opinion”, and despite the revised designs unveiled at a public consultation today, St Michael’s continues to do just that.

St Michaels Approved Tower

St Michael’s plans overhauled

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The St Michael’s Partnership has revealed significant changes to its proposals for the mixed-use redevelopment of Jackson’s Row, including retaining the Abercromby pub and the façade of Bootle Street Police Station, and reducing the scheme to one tall tower. [GALLERY]

FIREM 4 Sites

FIREM in for planning on major Chorley scheme

FI Real Estate Management has submitted plans to Chorley Council to develop four plots on a total of 68 acres around its Botany Bay retail asset at junction 8 of the M61.