Event | Permanent relief from the floodplain headache

Hill Dickinson is hosting a special seminar next month to explore the challenges of building on a floodplain and to offer a genuine solution to the barriers facing development on high flood-risk land.

Ashton Old Baths PlaceFirst

REVIEW | GM Building of the Year: Ashton Old Baths

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

A review of Ashton Old Baths feels like writing about two different buildings. Firstly, there is the Old Baths itself, a grand redbrick structure built in 1870 which stands proudly in Henry Square, and has been recently transformed from an empty shell into functional space once again.


Rochdale eyes HLF backing for Town Hall

Rochdale Council is preparing its second attempt to secure a £14m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for improvements to the grade one-listed Town Hall, after its last bid was rejected at the end of 2015.

Dee House Chester

CWAC fights back in Dee House row

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Cheshire West & Chester Council has issued a lengthy statement to try and deflect fierce criticism of its decision to award a long lease to pub operator Thwaites at Dee House, ongoing against excavating the Roman amphitheatre at the city centre site.

Tatton Arms Northenden

Housing proposal for Mersey green belt

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Britannia Group and Grasscroft Properties have submitted a planning application to Manchester City Council for the former Tatton Arms pub in Northenden to become flats and mews houses.

Dee House Chester

CWAC opts for pub over Roman amphitheatre

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Councillors have agreed a 150-year lease with pub chain Daniel Thwaites to redevelop Dee House and surrounding land in Chester city centre despite objections from residents who campaigned for excavation of the 2,000-year-old Roman amphitheatre beneath instead.