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Scheme that could create 2,500 jobs for Stockport goes to consultation

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…


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Residential Development Opportunity in a central location!

The Property, being marketed by MBRE, is located on Lower Hillgate adjacent to Robinson’s Brewery and next to Dumbville’s Brow steps leading up to High Street to the rear of the site. The land provides an opportunity to develop a town centre parcel of land in the desirable Stockport Old Town which includes Lower Hillgate, Little Underbank and Stockport Market Place.

The site benefits from full granted planning consent for the re-development of the site to provide ground floor retail accommodation and residential accommodation over upper floors providing 21 residential units ranging from 25 sq.m up to 37 sq.m. Granted 4th July 2016.

Reserved matters relating to scale, layout, landscaping, appearance and access pursuant to outline planning permission ref: DC/059512 have been granted as of 13th July 2018. Details available from MBRE.

See the listing here

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The iconic Stockport Pyramid hits the market!

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

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Greater Manchester launches ‘UK’s largest’ cycle network

Transport for Greater Manchester and cycling and walking commissioner Chris Boardman have revealed what is claimed to be the UK’s largest cycling network, covering 1,000 miles of routes and 75 miles of “Dutch-style” segregated bike lanes.

The project, named Beelines, follows Boardman’s report to Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, published in December last year, and outlines around 1,000 miles of cycle routes, 1,400 new crossings, and more than 75 miles of segregated cycle lanes on existing roads.

Initial estimates suggest the routes will be “cost-effective and fast to implement” with the new infrastructure in place “as early as 2023”.

The programme is targeting at least one protected cycle corridor per local authority in Greater Manchester, and each borough has a target for the number of upgraded crossings, including:

  • 124 new or upgraded crossings in Bolton
  • 71 in Bury
  • 279 in Manchester
  • 80 in Oldham
  • 136 in Rochdale
  • 194 in Salford
  • 123 in Stockport
  • 63 in Tameside
  • 155 in Trafford
  • 183 in Wigan

Overall, the interventions are estimated to open up 92% of the existing network to cyclists across the whole of Greater Manchester.

A £160m cycling and walking challenge fund has already been made available to kick-start the project, and Planit-IE has created visualisations of how the proposed junctions and infrastructure will look.

Boardman said: “The proposed network is not for people who already cycle or walk for the majority of their journeys. Its focus is to enable the two thirds of people who currently use their car, as their main mode of transport.

“Numerous surveys have told us they do this because at present, cycling and walking doesn’t feel safe, attractive or easy. We need thousands of Greater Manchester residents to look out of their car windows and think: ‘That appeals to me.’ In the few places where we have safe, attractive infrastructure, that is exactly what has happened.”

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Stockport College’s £24m redevelopment masterplan revealed!

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

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OPEN HOUSE – Saturday 30th June – Call now to book your viewing slot

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

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Attention Investors – A Possible Development Opportunity in Stockport Town Centre

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

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Stockport Postal Sorting Office set for residential transformation

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.

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