Hartford Mill set for demolition

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Government has confirmed that Oldham's listed Hartford Mill can be demolished, after years of the council pushing for the redevelopment of what has been called an "eyesore" and "blighted site".

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Farnworth precinct bought by Bolton Council

As it moves to invest a £12m funding pot focussed on the borough’s town centres, Bolton Council has bought Farnworth precinct from St Modwen as part of its masterplan for the area.

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Leisure operator on board for Wigan Pier

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The project’s developer Step Places has signed an agreement with leisure and cultural operator The Old Courts to occupy Wigan Pier once the transformation of the derelict 18th-century buildings completes.

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Plans in for £150m Church Wharf

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Muse Developments and architect AEW have submitted a hybrid application for the £150m Church Wharf in Bolton, asking for consent to start demolition and delivering infrastructure, as well as outline permission for later phases including 350 homes and 130,000 sq ft of offices and leisure.

Trafalgar House

Insurer expands Altrincham office

Carole Nash, a motorbike insurance broker, has expanded its office at Trafalgar House on Altrincham's Manchester Road by 4,000 sq ft, taking its total footprint in the building to 24,700 sq ft. 

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MIPIM | ‘Country may look lost, Manchester’s not’

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh in Cannes

During a MIPIM week set against a backdrop of continued political uncertainty, Place North West met with Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and council leader Richard Leese, to discuss Greater Manchester Spatial Framework challenges, delivering housing numbers, local politics, and Brexit.

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Approval for Sale town centre overhaul

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Maloneview’s proposals for the £67m redevelopment of Sale’s The Square shopping centre, including a cinema, leisure space, a multi-storey car park, and 202 homes have been given the go-ahead in line with officer recommendation.