June 22, 2018
Members of the public will be able to view the proposed masterplan for Stockport College at a special public consultation exhibition.
The £24m project will provide better, more modern teaching facilities for the 2020/21 term. There are also plans to redevelop surplus parts of the site for other uses.
Visitors will be able to see the plans, as well as speak to members of the project team to find out further information and ask any questions they may have. They will also have the opportunity to leave comments.
The public consultation will take place between on Wednesday 27 June 2018 at Stockport College reception between 3:30pm – 8pm. The outcome of the consultation will be included in the planning application submission to Stockport Council in due course.
For more information on the redevelopment proposals, please visit: www.stockport.ac.uk/campus-redevelopment
June 20, 2018
Cafelito at Stockport Exchange are hosting an Acoustic Music Evening on Friday 29th June. The event starts at 19.30pm and runs until 22.00pm, and entry is free.
June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018
Coming to the market today, this stunning, two bedroom, fully renovated, end terrace property in Cale Green!
Coming to the market this week with an Open House on Saturday 1st July. A truly stunning two bedroom property on Warren Road in Cale Green
Posted by Julian Wadden Estate and Lettings Agents on Monday, June 18, 2018
June 15, 2018
This property has just been brought to the market by local commercial agent, Buckley & Co. The property is currently set up as offices over three floors, however, there looks to be potential to convert the first and second floors into residential units, leaving the ground floor as commercial (Subject to any consents).
The lovely looking building conveniently located on High Street, within walking distance of Stockport Town Centre, Redrock, Stockport Exchange, and both Stockport Train and Bus stations.
Follow the link here to the listing on Buckley Commercials website
June 13, 2018
The Shortlist for the Stockport Food & Drink Awards, taking place on Wednesday 20th June, has been released and can be found here…
June 12, 2018
Mitigating risk as a letting agent or landlord is key, but when job cuts are taking place at major companies such as Marks and Spencer, Tesco, House of Fraser, Poundworld and BT the risk of tenant defaults is creeping up.
A recent report suggested that more than 5 million working tenants are at possible risk of not being able to pay their rent if they lost their job.
June 7, 2018
The split of a population by age group has a big effect on the local housing market; the demographic profile affects prices, but more importantly the tenure mix and the rates of sales. The patterns you can see here gives you a good insight into the profile of local residents.
June 6, 2018
Stockport’s former sorting office on the corner of Exchange Street and the A6 looks set to be converted into apartments and commercial space after plans were recommended for approval.
Developers Rowlinson and Housing Capital Trust submitted plans to convert the building, which has been vacant since 2010, in January this year.
The plans, designed by architect Pozzoni, include 117 apartments and 12,000 sq ft of commercial, office, or retail space over the first two floors. According to the architect, the commercial space is designed for “modest food and drink facilities, retail space, offices, and flexible workspaces”.
Food and drink space is proposed for the lower ground floor and office space will be on both the lower ground and ground floor levels.
The housing mix includes 91 one-bedroom apartments of around 540 sq ft each, and 26 two-beds of around 800 sq ft. The homes will be available for private rent, and there will be around 19 apartments per floor.
An open atrium is planned from the first floor upwards which will provide amenity space for residents, with walkways leading to each of the apartments.
Rowlinson is due to act as main contractor for the project and has worked alongside Croft as transport planner and Mosaic Town Planning on the scheme.
The conversion has been recommended for approval at a meeting on Thursday, subject to a Section 106 agreement which includes a provision of £136,500 towards the creation of a new community sports hub at St Thomas’ recreation ground, alongside a contribution of around £32,000 towards children’s play areas.
June 5, 2018
This chart shows how the relative prices of the major house types have varied over recent years. By clustering the columns you can see the interesting patterns developing over time.