Warehaus

Steel in place at Warehaus

McCauls has completed the first phase of steel at its Warehaus Ancoats development on George Leigh Street in Manchester.

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Landmark venture aims to fuel resi market

Mark Hawthorn’s business, best known for its presence in the ground rents market, has gone public with its Landmark Development Services business, which will look to plug a funding gap for residential development in towns and city suburbs, initially in the North West.

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New housing assessment method could be ‘inadequate’

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Jessica Middleton-Pugh

The Government has proposed a standardised method for calculating local housing need, with Communities Secretary Sajid Javid calling the current process “an opaque mish-mash”. However, lobby group Housing the Powerhouse has said the new method would be “inadequate” for places such as Greater Manchester.

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HPBC proposes church resi conversion

Charity Housing People, Building Communities, has been gifted the disused St Bernard’s Catholic Church in Kingsley Road, Toxteth, for conversion into homes for shared ownership.

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PLANNING | Village homes return to committee after deferral

After a series of bumper planning committees, Manchester City Council's September meeting will consider a selection of smaller-scale schemes, including a set of townhouses on the edge of the Gay Village, proposed by Watch This Space, and a Big Yellow storage facility in Castlefield.

Kirkby Town Centre 17th August 2016.

Cabinet approves Knowsley capital spend

Knowsley Council’s cabinet has approved a capital investment programme of £32m for improvements to the borough’s highways, land and property, with projects to be phased over the next three years.

Redrow share sale totals £152m for Morgan

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Redrow chairman Steve Morgan has made £152m from the sale of 25.9 million shares, held by his company Bridgemere Group and charity The Steve Morgan Foundation, releasing a combined 7% stake in the housebuilder.