Blackpool building news – Lancashire Constabulary divisional police headquarters, three-storey facility designed by property and construction consultancy McBains, a new HQ for the police force’s West Division.
Manchester building news – Urban Splash on site at Avro converting the canalside mill into 31 apartments. The Grade II Listed building is packed with heritage, beautiful original features and a great tale or two.
Assael Architecture and Prosperity Capital Partners secure a resolution to grant planning on Old Brewery Gardens scheme, transforming famous Boddington’s Brewery site, bringing 556 new homes to the city.
Stockport Exchange Phase Two by architects Aedas wins Commercial category at RICS Awards 2018, North West, a Grade-A, BREEAM Excellent, office and a ‘top-10 in Europe’ Holiday Inn Express.
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Planning consent won by Manchester-based architects SimpsonHaugh and landscape specialists Planit-IE to create a new urban quarter that reflects Manchester’s status as a truly global city. Masterplan by Will Alsop’s aLL Design.
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SimpsonHaugh completes Two St Peter’s Square, a landmark commercial office development at the heart of Manchester’s newlyregenerated Civic Quarter, deliversing 200,000sqft of high quality, speculative office space.
Designed for Allied London and the Manchester City Council: 270,000 sq ft of Category A office accommodation, 12,000sq ft of retail accommodation and the highest restaurant in Manchester, with 360-degree views over the city.
Construction work on Manchester hub for the Henry Royce National Institute, the national body promoting research and applications in advanced materials. The University of Manchester has now entered into contract on the creation of the 46m high building, to be a prominent new landmark on the skyline.
Blackpool’s first five-star hotel to be built close to the resort’s iconic Tower. The Sands Venue Resort is designed by architects Frank Whittle Partnership (FWP) for developers Coolsilk.
Global architecture practice, Farrells appointed as masterplanners for northern gateway scheme in Manchester by Far East Consortium: emphasis on design quality and sustainability, open space and reactivating the river area.
New designs for Gary Neville’s controversial St Michael’s development by Manchester architects Hodder and Partners who took over from original architects Make (London). A lozenge-plan 134.5m centerpiece tower replaces two skyscraper buildings.
£1bn expansion of Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2 by architects Benoy starts. Benoy’s Team will be delivering the Interior Concept Design for the International Departure Lounge for the scheme which has been described as the biggest single construction project to take place in Greater Manchester.