The plans will now enter the detailed design phase, in advance of construction work starting in winter 2016/17.Vision Tameside will bring once-in-a-generation change to Tameside and this next step in the process is an important one.
Top tips for live video blogging property events: MIPIM 2018
24 Oct 2017, 14:59
It’s that time of the year when 2018’s big property events are being talked about and planned – particularly MIPIM 2018.One thing that’s gained traction across property events like MIPIM over the years is social media and video.
Five ways self-drive vehicles could transform our towns and cities
20 Nov 2017, 11:49
With hindsight, Chancellor Phillip Hammond could have planned his announcement better.As with any new technology, the challenges around self-drive cars, or autonomous vehicles, are great and success is uncertain.
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24 Nov 2017, 09:39
Marks & Spencer has announced it will not be relocating to the £100m Rochdale Riverside retail development, prompting Rochdale Council to warn it could take legal action.This prompted an angry reaction from Rochdale Council chief executive Steve Rumbelow, who said: “As far as the council is concerned Marks & Spencer has a legally-binding agreement to take space in Rochdale Riverside.
The changing role of our city centre streets
13 Dec 2017, 12:04
Our UK cities are growing.This rate of change and city growth is accelerating, bringing with it a higher density population, with high rise apartments in closely clustered neighbourhoods.
6 Nov 2017, 11:44
A planning application for a 72-bed care home on Bankhall Lane in Hale, Altrincham, has been submitted to Trafford Council, despite objections from local residents.4 acre site, which backs on to green space and the river Bollin, and replace it with a specialist dementia care home.
22 Dec 2017, 12:13
Hermes Investment Management has acquired the Co-op’s stake in its NOMA joint venture, buying out the company’s 50% stake for an undisclosed sum.The NOMA joint venture was formed in 2014, with the Co-op Group and Hermes holding a 50:50 stake.
5 billion investment boost for research and the development of low carbon technologies between 2015 and 2021.For example, the Government has completely shelved two stalwarts of our energy system and wider industrial strategy: onshore wind and natural gas.
22 Dec 2017, 08:30
Queensberry Real Estate is understood to have chosen Simons Group to redevelop Liverpool’s Metquarter, which will include a boutique cinema and a restaurant-led leisure destination.Place North West understands retail specialist Simons Group, headquartered in Lincoln with an office in London, has been picked over rival bidder Graham to deliver the overhaul of the shopping centre.
22 Dec 2017, 10:53
Developer and contractor Lendlease has reverted the second phase of its Potato Wharf residential project in Manchester back to private sale, ditching plans to make the apartment scheme available for private rent.Plans for the project, which includes 191 apartments across two blocks, were first submitted in 2015, with flats available for private sale.
Designed to raise your understanding about mental ill–health, we will look at some of the myths and preconceptions that exist about mental health, discuss its importance and also the impact that mental health issues can have on your workplace.During the day you will also learn about some of the common signs and symptoms of the main mental health conditions.
22 Dec 2017, 10:30
Today is Place North West’s last daily briefing of 2017.Should there be time for you to organise your diary for the next year, visit our events section which has the full list of Place North West conferences and networking events which you can book onto for 2018.
Baker Mallett, Warrington
22 Dec 2017, 09:30 Neil Tague
Macc for good
Ask has revealed its plans for Macclesfield town centre and the design by FaulknerBrowns looks tidy enough – cinema, a few restaurants, easy.The volume of comments may yet surpass the opprobrium heaped on Stockport retail scheme Red Rock in October.
Throughout December, we will be publishing a series of articles by guest contributors, exploring a range of issues facing the property industry in the North West in 2018.Stretching skylines
Joanne Roney, chief executive of Manchester City Council, looks at the future of Manchester’s northern fringe
Building a knowledge network
Alison Mitchell, executive director at Sensor City, looks at how designing for collaborative working will help Liverpool emerge on the global stage for science and technology
The land canyon
Deborah McLaughlin, managing director of real estate projects at Capita Real Estate & Infrastructure, explores options for driving housing supply in the next year
Thinking outside the cubicle
Gayler Taylor, head of North West operations at Lambert Smith Hampton, predicts changes in the office market in Manchester
Where there’s a mill, there’s a way
Catherine Dewar, planning director for the North West at Historic England, looks at the impact repurposing textile mills could have on the region
Anita Singh, land quality consultant at Hydrock, explores how the socioeconomic background of the property workforce could change in the region in the next year and the effects it could have on the industry
Bright future for Lancaster
Chief executive of Lancaster City Council, Susan Parsonage, looks at Lancaster’s development plan and growth strategy
Reimagining our airports
Lynda Shillaw, chief executive of MAG Property, considers how airports in the region may become destinations in themselves
What a Labour government would mean for housing
Rebecca Eatwell, managing director of Newgate Communications, explores how the housing market in the North West might fair under the not so far fetched possibility of a Corbyn-led Government
The science of growth in Cheshire
Heather Standidge, associate director at Cushman & Wakefield, considers economic growth in Cheshire and Warrington over the next year as a result of the area’s expanding science sectors
A regional renaissance
Jade Chau, architect at Bennetts Associates, looks at the arts and culture revival taking place in the North West
Fred Done vehicle Salboy’s Shudehill aparthotel, deferred for a site visit at November’s committee, has been recommended for approval.Twenty six apartments would be one-bedroom and 53 two-bed.
The Oldham-based company saw pre-tax profit for the year to 31 March 2017 rise to £10.It has also worked on Royal Liverpool University Hospital, and the £154m Angel Gardens private-rented tower in Manchester, both with main contractor Carillion.
The all-cash offer, which is yet to be approved by Styles & Wood shareholders at a general meeting, is for 465p per share, representing a 24% premium.The deal will see Styles & Wood combine with Leeds-based Southerns, a furniture, fittings, and equipment specialist, in which CSHL has a controlling stake.
21 Dec 2017, 15:24
Peel Land & Property has put forward plans to create a new entrance into Princes Dock from Bath Street, which will involve cutting through a historic boundary wall.If the application is successful, there will be an opening in the dock boundary wall, which aims to make Liverpool Waters more accessible and provide connectivity to those in the city centre and North Liverpool.