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Town hall refurb to start this month after delays

Sarah Townsend

The £330m refurbishment and upgrade of Manchester’s grade one-listed town hall will finally start after the project was delayed due to Covid-19 and the discovery of peregrine falcons nesting in the clock tower.

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Parsonage regeneration takes step forward

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Dan Whelan

Manchester City Council’s executive is to agree a strategic regeneration framework for the area between Blackfriars Street and Bridge Street, including plans to improve Parsonage Gardens and demolish the 18-storey Albert Bridge House.

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Arena memorial consultation closes

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Neil Tague

Manchester City Council has concluded a consultation to update plans for its Medieval Quarter, introducing a “Glade of Light” sculpture to serve as a permanent memorial to the 22 victims of the May 2017 terrorist attack.

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ADT appoints commercial manager

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Dan Whelan

The interior design specialist has recruited former Bruntwood executive George Tilbury to manage its relationships with developers and landlords.

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More offices mooted for Churchgate House

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Sarah Townsend

Property investor Helical wants to increase the provision of office space at the grade two-listed headquarters of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Mayor Andy Burnham.

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Manchester housing company set for final sign-off

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Sarah Townsend

The city council expects to gain approval on Wednesday to set up a company to deliver at least 500 homes each year until 2025, including affordable and private tenure units, and reduce the budget for projects such as the Town Hall refurbishment.