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2021 01 20 Hulme Street Tower Student Castle 1 1200X900

Property: Stretford rising and people power over dodgy skyscraper

Jonathan Schofield on a planning good sense, the death of the mall and a 'Glade...

2021 01 20 Hulme Street Tower Student Castle South East Elevation 1200X900

The 55 storey Hulme Street tower: a completely 'botched application'

Jonathan Schofield with a long read on a potential moral, aesthetic and economic planning failure

2021 01 15 Bez

14 Days in Manchester: Bez, lockdowns, vaccinations and more

The news round-up for Manchester this last fortnight

2021 01 13 A Team Of Archaeologists At Mayfield Are Recovering The Tiles From The Site Of The Former Public Baths 3

The Mayfield Baths 'Dig': diving deeper

Jonathan Schofield tells the remarkable story of Mayfield Baths freestyle

2019 10 06 53 Two Exterior Cgi

53two to open theatre bar below Manchester Central

Launching in spring, it will precede a brand new theatre focused on northern and world...

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Property: Canada-style deal for Trafford Centre, Angel Meadow tops out

Stockport steps out, MMU steps up, a Canadian pension fund steps in

2020 11 27 Property Roundup St Michaels

Property: please may we have £798m plus Band on the Wall and Buttress Architects

Big ideas for the city, Piccolino and Iceland and a beautiful hall made beautiful again

2019 06 24 Hanover Building Exterior

Property: Deloitte, Amazon, Pineapples, Pomona and another new hotel

It's a 'funky, veggie forward' hotel because it says so plus 'bungalow' helps bring award

2020 11 16 Brewdog Hotel 2

Brewdog to open 'Beer Hotel' on Fountain Street

Bedrooms, beer, roof terraces and a lovely positive sign of city centre confidence

2020 11 13 Prop Roundup Weir Mill Water Front

Property: Cristiano Ronaldo returns, a fine Stockport scheme and aliens on the coast

Towers, footballers, cheese and mad Swiss authors: Property is a funny old game

2020 11 06 Property Roundup Castle Irwell

Property: Racecourse homes on track, walls and student towers

Also, blossoming buildings and Hotspur House change of use sparks debate

2020 10 30 North Parade 3

One North Parade: a tower too far?

Jonathan Schofield on whether the excuse of a building being 'uneconomic' is wearing thin

2020 10 29 Lost Rx 1

Demolished or destroyed - Twelve Lost Buildings of Manchester

Part One: Some of the amazing structures that used to stand in the city

2020 10 23 Prop Pilcrow

Property: Rochdale refurb, Pilcrow pub and Manchester stands head & shoulders above the rest

Also, a new boss for Salford, another Wakefield wonder and new buildings for MediaCityUK

2020 10 21 Stanley Square Sale Shopping Centre

Sale Shopping Centre to be renamed ‘Stanley Square’ as a nod to the area’s heritage

The Square is to gain a new name as part of ambitious regeneration project

House Of Fraser Kendals

Manchester's iconic Kendals/House of Fraser building to become offices

Jonathan Schofield looks at plans which would mean a huge change for Deansgate

2020 10 07 Property Pollard Street 2

Property: Manchester gets Britain's most expensive Factory, plus A6 in Salford to close?

Also, 'New Islington Green' gets useful new use and LGBT care homes for Whalley Range

2020 10 06 Riverside 4

The Rise of Rust: River Street and Manchester's Angry Steel Towers

Jonathan Schofield discusses the use of in-your-face Cor-Ten steel cladding

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