Stockport Council has chosen restaurateur Steve Pilling as the preferred tenant for its Produce Hall and Market Place, paving the way for a major food destination in the town, despite opposition from local traders.
The £15m Enterprise Way link road has been opened at Manchester’s Airport City. Contractor Beijing Construction Engineering Group International has completed the road, which hosted a community cycle ride at the weekend ahead of opening to general traffic.
The redevelopment of Springmount Mill in Edgeley into 175 apartments is due to be discussed by Stockport Council’s planning and highways regulation committee on Thursday, with a recommendation to approve.
There is a multi-billion-pound development opportunity for Liverpool City Region in the coming years, but the area must do more to prove its ambition to build new homes and infrastructure, said a panel of experts at Place North West’s Merseyside Development Update.
The owners of Manchester’s Dry Bar have submitted a planning application to convert the Oldham Street venue into a 101-bedroom hotel, expanding the building upwards with a three-storey rooftop extension.