Blackpool £1bn Regeneration

Councils upgrade social housing broadband

Tameside and Blackpool have signed up to ClearFibre’s new social housing broadband solution, called WeFibre, a full fibre service that will offer residents 1Gbps for £20 a month.

Addisol

3D printing firm signs at Rochdale’s Logic

Dan Whelan

Addisol Endless Resources has taken 4,700 sq ft on a five-year lease at the industrial complex, part of Kingsway Business Park, as it increases production of personal protective equipment during the pandemic. 

Salford Robotics Centre

Funding boost for £13m Salford robotics centre

Dan Whelan

The 24,000 sq ft centre of excellence for intelligent automation and robotics, designed by 5plus Architects, has been granted £6.5m from the European Regional Development Fund and construction is due to start in September. 

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Application due in July for Trafford cryobattery

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Sarah Townsend

Trafford Council expects to receive the planning application for “the world’s first” commercial liquid air battery plant in the coming weeks, to be located at the Carrington Power Station off Manchester Road.

Ian Cowlard SI Sealy

SI Sealy hires BIM specialist

Stockport-based building services engineering design consultancy SI Sealy & Associates has appointed Ian Cowlard as BIM manager.

Anstee moves into tech

Cllr Sean Anstee, the former leader of Trafford Council, has joined Telcom Group to head a new division of the business.