Roger Stephenson NEW 2021

Stephenson Studio rebrands as founder retires

Sarah Townsend

Roger Stephenson, who set up his eponymous architectural practice in 1979, is handing over the reins to Keith Hamilton and Justin Risley, while continuing to serve as a creative consultant to the business.

Louise Wyman

Wyman to leave Manchester City Council

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Sarah Townsend

The local authority’s strategic director of growth and development, who has been in post for just under a year, has resigned from her role “to be closer to family”.

CGI Stainburn GENESIS

Genesis acquires Russell Armer

Neil Tague

Cumbrian housebuilder Genesis Homes has bought Russell Armer Homes, a Kendal-headquartered housing developer.

Martin Hastie Hi Res

Hastie takes charge for Wardell Armstrong

Martin Hastie has been appointed as the engineering consultancy's regional director for Greater Manchester, succeeding Chris Rigby who has taken on a firm-wide role as operations director.

Mark Thompson Of Mark Thompson Transport Ltd At Their New Warrington Warhouses

Toy firm takes 100,000 sq ft in Warrington

Sarah Townsend

Property owner Kinaxia Logistics has let a new build warehouse at Stretton Distribution Centre in Appleton to James Galt & Co for five years.

REDSUN MAGAZINE POINT

Redsun bags two tenants at Magazine Point

Neil Tague

The developer has secured a pair of deals totalling a combined 31,000 sq ft at the scheme within Wirral International Business Park, as main contractor Portal NW reaches practical completion.

Chill Factore

U+I sells Chill Factore 

Dan Whelan

Snow Centres has bought the 167,000 sq ft indoor ski slope, part of the wider Beyond scheme next to the Trafford Centre, for an undisclosed sum as U+I looks to offload non-core assets.

Towngate Business Park Widnes 3

Harworth makes £12.7m buy

Neil Tague

Industrial developer Harworth Group has acquired Towngate Business Park, a multi-let industrial estate in Widnes, from Yorkshire property company Towngate.