Universities as Regenerators 2017

Place Skills | Liver little

Two cathedrals, two football clubs, a stunning waterfront and a Bombed Out Church all showed Shelagh McNerney in her infancy the power of buildings.

New Mount Street August 2018

Roomzzz housing arm plots New Cross office-to-residential

Acting on behalf of Homezzz, the residential arm of aparthotel operator Roomzzz, Axis Architecture has outlined plans to convert serviced offices on New Mount Street in Manchester’s New Cross into 66 apartments.

St Ann's Square

DTZ hands over £6m St Ann’s Square apartments

DTZ Investors and contractor Styles & Wood have completed a £6m office-to-residential conversion of 12 St Ann’s Square in Manchester ahead of a launch by Thornley Groves this month.

Pete Swift

Place Skills | Beauty in detail

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On a visit to the world-first International Garden Festival in 1984, Pete Swift of Planit-IE realised that gardens meant more than the traditionally-coiffed land surrounding stately homes and could become a landscape of epic scale and colour.

Great Ducie Street Framework View 2

‘No development better than bad development’ at Great Ducie Street

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Manchester City Council has published its latest regeneration framework for Great Ducie Street, which as well as establishing the potential for homes in "buildings of scale" and 2.8m sq ft of commercial space, takes a hard line on landowners or developers who may seek to capitalise on rising land prices without delivering quality schemes.