The public has been given a few more weeks to submit views on proposals for the future of the 30-acre North Campus in Manchester, which the council intends to redevelop once the University of Manchester relocates its engineering department to Oxford Road.
Historic England has confirmed its opposition to the two towers proposed by the St Michael’s Partnership for Bootle Street in Manchester city centre, calling the scheme “aggressive” and saying it would cause “substantial harm”.
Liverpool developer Neptune has completed its corporate rebranding to Ion Property Developments and announced a strategic partnership with Belgian company Vabeld to take forward development of the investor’s Liverpool holdings.
London-headquartered Inspired Asset Management has made its first venture into the Greater Manchester market, with planning secured for the conversion of Sim Chem House in Cheadle Hulme into a 184-unit residential scheme.
The developer has obtained planning permission for 101,000 sq ft of industrial space at Alchemy, its 30-acre site at Knowsley Business Park, in three units of 22,000 sq ft, 33,000 sq ft and 46,000 sq ft.