Downing First Street Plot 11

Manchester reveals concerns over co-living  

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Sarah Townsend

Development of co-living schemes in Manchester should be limited until the concept is properly tested, as some schemes may not meet minimum space standards or generate public revenues, the city council has said.

Taylor Wimpey Hartshead High Secondary Ashton Dec 2019 Aerial

Homes dominate Tameside agenda

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Chloé Vaughan

Plans from Taylor Wimpey, Barratt Homes, Onward Homes, and Scout Green are recommended for approval at Tameside Council's planning committee, which would enable the construction of 325 homes.

Irwell Riverside Urban Splash

Best of the North West | Irwell Riverside, Salford

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The project built on the banks of the River Irwell demonstrates the resilience of the terraced-housing vernacular as well as the North West's ability to handle the large-scale masterplanning of former industrial sites, writes Jon Wright of Purcell.

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Salford looks to increase developer contributions

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Chloé Vaughan

Salford City Council is set to ask for an increase in developers' Section 106 contributions to open space and education, as well as upping the percentage of affordable housing required as part of residential projects, at its cabinet meeting later this week.

Pomona Hotel Gorton

Former Pomona Hotel redevelopment to start in 2020

The site of the former Pomona Hotel in Gorton, which stood derelict since its closure in 2004 until its demolition in 2015, is set to become 15 apartments in an independent living development.