MIPIM UK: Knowledge Quarter details £2bn plan

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

A new Centre of Excellence in Infectious Disease Research and a Robotics Innovation Factory are two priority projects being progressed as part of the Knowledge Quarter’s £2bn pipeline, outlined at a launch event at MIPIM UK this morning.


MIPIM UK: Morley buys 500,000 sq ft Knowsley shed

Morley Estates has acquired KME Group’s former copper tube production warehouse on Knowsley Industrial Park for more than £9m, and has launched the site to potential tenants at MIPIM UK as Titan.

Alstom Widnes

Alstom starts on £40m maintenance base

Alstom Transport has started on site with its 300,000 sq ft technology centre and training academy in Widnes, which was granted planning approval in May.


Lendlease expands with Pick Everard hire

Lendlease Consulting has appointed Kenneth Birch to a new role as operations director in charge of the project management team in its Salford office.