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GMSF consultation to close on Monday

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Consultation on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework has just three days to run, bringing to a close a two-month process examining a plan described this week by Mayor Andy Burnham as supporting “ambitious levels of growth”.

Leese Burnham

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.

Holt Street Phase 2 2

Eight make Wigan housing framework

Wigan Council has named eight North West contractors to a new framework that will deliver the local authority’s direct delivery housing schemes over the next four years.

Square Sale Church View V8

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.

Timperley Wedge Allocation

Trafford Tories add to GMSF pressure

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Neil Tague

A motion has been submitted by the local authority’s Conservative group ahead of Trafford Council’s meeting next week asking leader Andrew Western to pressure the Greater Manchester leadership over its proposed spatial framework.

Affinity Living Riverside

Maiden Affinity project tops out

Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine has reached the highest point of construction at Vita Group’s Affinity Living Riverside scheme in Salford.

Castle Irwell Outline Planning

Castle Irwell site up for sale

The University of Salford has instructed Tim Claxton Property to dispose of the former Castle Irwell student campus, where planning was secured last year for 500 homes and 25,000 sq ft of commercial space.

Calderpeel Altrincham Front

Calderpeel starts studio overhaul

Calderpeel Architects has acquired its headquarters on Altrincham’s Market Street and has started work on a refurbishment of the property as part of plans to increase its visibility in the town.