A public consultation has been launched into plans for a large Stockport development – that could create 2,500 jobs. Property developer Quorum is proposing an extension of Bredbury Industrial Estate, which currently homes more than 100 businesses.
The development would deliver an £80m investment and 1.25m sq.ft of space to accommodate manufacturing, e-commence and logistics businesses.
Read the full article published in the Manchester Evening News here…
Cushman & Wakefield have been instructed by current owners, the Co-operative Bank, to sell the landmark building.
The building was formerly home to the Co-operative Bank but following a decision to relocate to other sites, it became surplus to current requirements. The bank had occupied the building in its entirety since 1995.
The Pyramid comprises 86,000 sq ft of office accommodation arranged over five floors with 426 onsite car parking spaces. It has been brought to the market with an asking price of more than £4.5m
The Stockport Carnival, which this year has a Summer Holiday theme, comes to town this Saturday. The procession will set off at 1pm on Belmont Way and is due to arrive at Woodbank Park at Approximately 2pm. There will also be a funfair starting at 10.30am and a mammoth all day Car Boot sale which kicks off at 9am.
On Monday 23rd July, Stockport Plaza are hosting an evening with some of the cast from the Harry Potter Movies. Stockport Plaza invite you to join them for a unique opportunity to get up close with some of the Harry Potter Cast, as they talk about their time on the movies.
Camilla Fayed wrote the below recently in The Times:
“Matt Nutter won the title of Chef of the Year last year at the Manchester Food and Drink Awards for his sophisticated take on vegan cooking at this simple bistro. Garden implements hang on the walls alongside a display of pickled, preserved and fresh produce, underlining that the menu is created from locally sourced, seasonal vegetables and fruit. The ten-course tasting menu is packed with creative dishes, including the signature shiitake mushroom parfait and a hibiscus, fennel and beetroot dessert”
This is another big win for Stockport thriving food scene!
I got a great view of the Covent Garden site today from the fourth floor of the neighbouring Archer House building. It’s certainly very impressive how quickly things are progressing with it and I can’t wait to see the end finish!
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.