Legal & General BTR Schemes – A Stand-Out Element By f.r.a

Legal & General are one of the leading firms in the ever growing BTR sector – and one of the stand-out elements of their projects is the exceptional branding and wayfinding. Behind the design and implementation is leading wayfinding, signage design and place branding firm f.r.a and we take a look at some of their […]

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Ask Real Estate’s Latest Scheme Given Green Light

Ask Real Estate’s regeneration of First Street in Manchester continues, as they receive approval for their latest scheme – a 400,000 sq ft office scheme set on a 2-acre city centre site. The 11-storey development will include retail space on the ground floor – with the primary use for office space.

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Plans Submitted for New Arena in Manchester

Oak View Group – a major US developer – has submitted a planning application for a new £350m indoor arena in Manchester. Proposals for the 23,500-capacity stadium highlight a 5.5-acre site just a stones throw from Manchester City Football Club’s Etihad Stadium.

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The North-West’s New Massive Energy Project

Near Ellesmere Port in Cheshire, a new energy park is being created by Peel Environmental, an arm of North West development giant Peel Land & Property. The park is pioneering emerging energy generation technologies, and looks to be a blueprint for the rest of the UK.

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37-Storey Tower Plans Revealed By Far East Consortium

Global property developer Far East Consortium (FEC) has set out ambitious plans for the first phase of their £1bn Northern Gateway scheme. The plans includes three residential towers in a variety of heights including a 37-storey, 26-storey and 18-storey buildings – designed by leading architect Hawkins\Brown.

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Manchester’s £50m HIF Success Unlocks Northern Gateway

A major new development in Manchester has been unlocked thanks to a successful bid to the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF). Manchester City Council has succeeded in their bid for £51.6m which will lead to 5,500 new homes being built over the next 10 years – a scheme they’re bringing forward alongside their joint-venture partner Far […]

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Mayfield: Manchester’s new vibrant neighbourhood

Pop-up street food. Underground raves. Hosting acts from Stormzy to ballet. A new part of Manchester is opening up following the start of an ambitious urban renewal project. Mayfield, named for the former train station at its heart, like many parts of inner Manchester, is being restored after a period of urban blight. James Heather […]

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The £72m Proposals for Manchester Ship Canal

A joint-venture between Countryside Properties and Peel Investments North has submitted two proposals featuring 455 homes next to the Manchester Ship Canal in Partington. The schemes, which have a total construction value of £72.3m, according to the partnership, will be built aross 40 acres of private land to the north of Lock Lane. If approved, […]

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