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Watson Homes starts on £6m Salford development

Working on behalf of Places for People, contractor Watson Homes and developer Investar Property Group have started construction on a £6m, 58-home project on the site of the former All Souls church in Weaste.

Diane Bourne

Place Skills | Bourne identity

As a career in civil engineering has to be a conscious choice, Diane Bourne of Eric Wright Group asks how to make that option available to children at the 'dream phase', especially encouraging more women who currently make up just 10% of engineers.


MTX wins place on modular framework

Handforth-based MTX Contracts has been named as one of the suppliers appointed to Fusion21’s expanded modular buildings framework.

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SITE VISIT | Moss Side Leisure Centre with ISG

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Charlie Schouten

Moss Side’s ageing leisure centre is currently undergoing an extensive overhaul with contractor ISG set to complete in November this year. Place North West visited the site to see how the centre is being fully refurbished to provide modern facilities for the local area.

Crown Street

Renaker on site at Crown Street

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Renaker Build has started the first phase of enabling works at Crown Street, featuring two towers of 51 and 21 storeys in the Great Jackson Street area close to Manchester’s Deansgate station.

Lancaster Uni Accommodation

Lancaster appoints on halls refurb

Lancaster University has selected Novus Property Solutions to undertake refurbishment of the Pendle and Grizedale accommodation blocks at its Bailrigg campus in a project worth £1.5m.