Oxygen Tops Out

PAG’s £85m Oxygen tops out

Comments (14)

Sarah Townsend

The cluster of three residential towers at Manchester’s Store Street has topped out and main contractor Russell WBHO – previously known as Russells Construction – targets full completion next year.

Renaker Deansgate Square Club Reception 01 Edited

GALLERY | The Club opens at Renaker’s Deansgate Square

Comments (6)

Dan Whelan

The developer has opened the 22,000 sq ft amenity building, which includes a gym, fitness studios, spa, 20-metre swimming pool and sports hall, as well as a tea room and private dining room with landscaped roof gardens, as part of its Deansgate Square development in Manchester. 

New Victoria Muse Resi

August start for Muse at Victoria

Comments (3)

Contractor Vinci will begin work on site next month on New Victoria, the £185m scheme being delivered by Muse Developments in partnership with Network Rail and Manchester City Council, following the agreement of funding and contractor deals.

Chris Oglesby Jan 2017

Oglesby upbeat as rent payments pick up

Neil Tague

Bruntwood chief executive Chris Oglesby said the business continues to trade well despite Covid-19 headwinds, with a trading update reporting that 92% of March quarter rents have been paid across the group.

Blade And Cylinder

Renaker, Vita, Downing schemes poised for sign off

Comments (25)

Dan Whelan

Renaker’s 52-storey Crown Street towers next to Deansgate Square, the final phase of Waterside Places’ Islington Wharf, Downing’s 2,240-bed co-living cluster and Vita's Water Street skyscrapers are tipped for approval at Manchester City Council's first virtual meeting of the full planning committee. 

Ancoats Works Graphic

Boohoo’s PrettyLittleThing looks to expand HQ

Comments (1)

Dan Whelan

The fast fashion retailer has submitted an application to expand its Wellington Mill headquarters on Pollard Street East in Manchester by almost 10,000 sq ft, putting plans to relocate to a 65,000 sq ft base at nearby Ancoats Works on ice. 

Stocktons Great Ancoats Street

Stocktons site up for sale for £20m

Comments (30)

Dan Whelan

Agents are inviting bids to buy the site of the furniture shop on Great Ancoats Street in Manchester, earmarked for up to 850 residential units or a mixed-use scheme, and hope to agree a sale next month. 

Louise Wyman At Her Desk June 2020

PROFILE | Wyman leads radical next phase of Manchester growth

Comments (24)

Sarah Townsend

Louise Wyman, strategic director of growth and development at Manchester City Council, is embarking on the biggest placemaking rethink the city has seen in years, to include a heavier focus on design, public realm and “spaces between buildings”, and a shake-up of appointed consultants to improve competition.

King Street Townhouse

The Hut Group advances King Street Townhouse refurb

Comments (3)

Dan Whelan

The e-commerce firm wants to extend the four-star hotel in Manchester by converting a 9,800 sq ft former champagne bar and restaurant on Booth Street into a gym and spa, after lodging plans to refurbish the Great John Street Hotel in May.

MMU Sports Building Exterior Oxford Road

MMU sports building kicks off

Sarah Townsend

Work has started this week on Manchester Metropolitan University’s Institute of Sport facility, designed by architecture firm BDP.