Tag: regeneration

Full Steam Ahead for Regeneration of Historic Lancashire Loco Works

Engineer and client looking on project on the construction site
Posted on 22 September, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Seven years after it was first unveiled planners have finally given the go-ahead to a £260m scheme to transform a historic railway works. The development is one of the North of England’s biggest ever regeneration projects. The 180-acre Horwich Loco... Read More

High Quality Office Space on the way at Leeds Bond Court

Posted on by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

The transformation of a Yorkshire city’s “ugly duckling” business quarter is moving a step closer to completion with the overhaul of its biggest single office block. Work starts next week on the multi-million pound refurbishment of Leeds’... Read More

Grow Manchester Report lays Foundations for City’s Future

Posted on 9 September, 2014 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments

Manchester City Council will set out its plans for the future of the city centre today when a report by regeneration consultancy Ekosgen is published. Manchester: A Growing Success Story lays the foundations for a huge transformation project which... Read More

Battersea Power Station Developers reveal ‘Sky Market’ Plans

Posted on 5 September, 2014 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments, Top Properties

Following Land Securities’ promise to place street food on the menu of its mixed-use scheme in Victoria, comes the news that the developers of Battersea Power Station are planning to go one better – by constructing a ‘street food market in the... Read More

First Phase of Hull Enterprise Zone Completed

Posted on 3 September, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Eight years ago, the closure of Humbrol’s model making factory in Hull led to a dip in employment in the region and left a major industrial unit in a state of disrepair whilst talks took place regarding its future. Fortunately, a solution was found and this... Read More

Manchester United Legends close in on Bootle Street Deal

Posted on 2 September, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments, Commercial Sales and Lets

A company involving United legends Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville is in negotiations with Manchester City Council regarding the joint delivery of a scheme of “regional importance” on a two acre plot currently occupied by Bootle Street police station... Read More

Balfour Beatty appointed to Wolverhampton Interchange 10 Scheme

Posted on 31 August, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Balfour Beatty has been making the headlines of late, with news of its discussions regarding a merger with Carillion rarely attracting media attention. However, Balfour Beatty has not simply been focusing on proposed mergers but also keeping a keen eye out... Read More

Birmingham Post-War Office Tower awarded Listed Status as Renewal gets into Gear

Posted on 22 August, 2014 by Neil Bird under Commercial Developments, Top Properties

Birmingham landmark Alpha Tower has been handed Grade II listed building status by English Heritage. The award was granted in recognition of the skyscraper’s status as “one of the most aesthetically successful" office buildings in the... Read More

Edinburgh East End to benefit from £100 million Revamp

Posted on by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Edinburgh is one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations, with thousands of visitors flocking to the city every year. Yet while the city centre remains attractive for tourists and residents alike, retailers in the East End have voiced concerns over... Read More

Stanhope Scheme will “Pay Homage” to BBC Television Centre

Posted on 21 August, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Top Properties

Stanhope — the developer behind some of London’s most iconic regeneration and construction projects — has confirmed it is just weeks away from naming a contractor for the £400m redevelopment of the BBC Television Centre. The final two contenders... Read More