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Greater Manchester community sites granted free fibre broadband

Greater Manchester community sites granted free fibre broadband

17 Greater Manchester community sites have been granted free fibre broadband connectivity until 2025, as part of a digital infrastructure and inclusion programme from Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Virgin Media Business.
The Main theatre standing tall in City Campus Manchester's main atrium

Construction completed on state-of-the-art City Campus Manchester

Construction work has been completed on the new City Campus Manchester facility, transforming an old brewery site into a creative arts campus that will open in September.
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Stockport interchange development providing skills and training for young people

Willmott Dixon’s Stockport interchange development is equipping local young people with skills to find work in the construction industry through hands-on training at the on-site Building Lives Academy.
The historic cottages will be refurbished into affordable housing

Historic cottages transformed into affordable homes

A £1.1m refurbishment project in Manchester will turn historic cottages into affordable homes after being abandoned for almost a decade.
CGI Image of a new social housing scheme in Manchester by Caddick Construction.

Caddick Construction appointed to deliver £11.4m Manchester social housing scheme

Caddick Construction has been appointed to deliver a new £11.4m Manchester social housing scheme, which will be energy-efficient and create work opportunities.
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Middlewood Locks development to continue with £30m Homes England loan

The government’s housing and regeneration agency has agreed to a £30m loan to continue the transformation of Middlewood Locks in Salford, creating 189 new homes on the site.
GMCA and Homes England will pilot the Strategic Place Partnership

Strategic Place Partnership to be piloted by Homes England and Greater...

Homes England and Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) have entered into a Strategic Place Partnership, piloting a new model for partnership working between the government’s housing and regeneration agency and local authorities.
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BAM confirmed for £24m Wigan net zero carbon school redevelopment

The Department of Education has appointed BAM to redevelop Fred Longworth High School in Tyldesley, Wigan, Greater Manchester as a net zero carbon school project.
Manchester Aquatics Centre refurbishment

Kier wins £32.5m Manchester Aquatics Centre refurbishment

Manchester City Council has appointed Kier to deliver the first phase of the £32.5m Manchester Aquatics Centre refurbishment scheme.
Outwood Wharf development Salford

United Living win £50m contract for Outwood Wharf development

United Living Group has been awarded a £50m contract to build 296 new residential apartments for phase two of the Outwood Wharf development in Salford.
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HS2 acquires second site for Manchester’s new high speed railway station

HS2 has agreed on a deal to purchase a second development site on Square One, Travis Street, to make way for Manchester’s new high speed railway station.
ethical regeneration schemes

Recom announces £600m framework for ethical regeneration schemes

Construction project management consultancy RECOM Solutions is celebrating major boost with £600m framework for ethical regeneration schemes.
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Calma Group marks 10th anniversary with new hotel in Manchester costing...

Leading fast-track hotel fit out and refurbishment company Calma Group is building a new hotel in Manchester to mark its landmark 10th anniversary.
Farnworth town centre

Bolton Council approves Capital&Centric’s Farnworth town centre plans

Bolton Council's planning committee has backed Capital&Centric's plans to redevelop Farnworth town centre.
Ancoats canalside community

Plans submitted for new Ancoats canalside community

Capital&Centric and Kamani Property Group have submitted plans to create a vibrant Ancoats canalside community at Manchester’s Ancoats Works.
Manchester Piccadilly East, Ferrous housing

£28m Ferrous housing scheme for Manchester Piccadilly East gets green light

The Manchester Piccadilly East neighbourhood is set to expand as Capital&Centric’s £28m Ferrous housing plans are given the go ahead.
Spindles Town Square redevelopment

Spindles Town Square redevelopment in Oldham underway

Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Oldham council as the main contractor for the Spindles Town Square redevelopment in Oldham.
Manchester Airports Group Capital Works framework

Kier appointed to Manchester Airports Group Capital Works framework

Kier construction has been appointed to all 12 Lots of Manchester Airport Group’s £700m Capital Works framework, which will run for five years with the option to extend by an additional three years.
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New image of Farnworth town centre regeneration revealed

New image released by social impact developer Capital&Centric reveals ongoing plans to transform Farnworth town centre into a vibrant community.
digital media tech hub

Landsec buys major stake in Manchester’s Media City

Landsec has acquired a majority stake in Media City, the digital media tech hub in Salford, Greater Manchester.
Piccadilly ferrous development

Plans unveiled for £28m Piccadilly Ferrous development

Property development company Capital & Centric has revealed plans to build Piccadilly Ferrous, 107 design-led apartments in Manchester's East Neighbourhood.
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Electrical engineer killed after car crashes into pavement site

An electrical engineer was sadly killed on 17 October after being hit by a car while working on a pavement site for North West Electricity in Rochdale.
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Bolton restarts hunt for partners to deliver town centre regeneration

Bolton Council has begun the search for development partners to deliver three key sites as part of its town centre regeneration.
Stockport Exchange, Manchester

Muse to deliver next phase of Stockport Exchange scheme

Muse Developments has received consent from council planners to bring forward the latest phase at Stockport Exchange – one of Greater Manchester’s most connected and accessible business hubs.
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Contractor fined after employee falls fifteen feet from scaffolding

A contractor has been fined £18,000 after an employee fell fifteen feet from scaffolding, resulting in ten fractured ribs, a fractured shoulder and a collapsed lung.
Island Manchester

Manchester’s Island secures planning permission

Joint venture partners Greater Manchester Pension Fund (GMPF) and property developer HBD have secured detailed planning permission for Island, their 100,000 sq ft office building in Manchester city centre.