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Category: STOCKPORT TOWN PLAN

8 reasons to get excited about the opening of redrock!

With less than 8 month’s remaining until Redrock opens it doors to the public, the countdown is certainly on. The article highlights the 8 main reasons to get excited, including the cinema company itself, The Light, which specialises in giving the consumer the VIP treatment, and will be showing theatre, opera, and concerts from around the world as well as newly released movies!

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Merseyway shortlisted for National Award!

Merseyway

Merseyway shopping centre has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. Purple Apple awards, who specialise in events and marketing across the retail sector, have recognised Merseyway following their Winter Snow Garden. It is one of several events scheduled, highlighting Stockport’s determination to become a retail hotspot – The winners will be announce on May 4th 2017.
Read the full story and follow the results here, on Stockport Council’s website…

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stockport council are on the hunt for available brownfield sites

Brownfield Sites

Stockport Council are pushing on with their Brownfield First approach to new build developments, and are actively on the look out for new sites. If you own or know of a disused site that has development potential then please contact the Council to see if a deal can be done. This is all part of the plan to add new housing to the Town Centre whilst cleaning up disused areas in the process.

You can register your Brownfield site by clicking here…

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another big town centre development changes hands!

Unsurprisingly, another large commercial building has now been purchased by a developer, with the intention to convert it in to residential accommodation. Regal House is perfectly located on Duke Street, off Petersgate and has planning for circa 110 apartments, so investors stay tuned.

If you are looking at a similar project then please click here to read how we at Julian Wadden can help you with your development…

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promising sales levels

Increasing clarity in the UK’s economic future has increased confidence in the property market. A look at sales levels in Stockport over the last 15 months seems to indicate this too. Since January 2017 sales levels for flats are up 10 points and houses are up 51 points since January 2016.

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aurora business park is starting to take shape!

The Aurora Business Park, located alongside junction 1 of the M60, is really starting to take shape. 9 of the projected 10 units now have their framework up, and it’s starting to look very impressive. It is another example of Stockport Council’s aggressive plan for the Town centre, with this particular development concentrating specifically on retaining larger businesses, which is great to see!

To read more click here

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stockport exchange – phase two now complete

Following on from the successful completion of the pedestrianised public space next to Stockport Train Station and the recent opening of The Holiday Inn Hotel, phase two of Stockport Exchange is also now complete. It comprises of 50,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, spread over 5 floors, with commercial space to the ground floor, part of which is now occupied by Sainsbury’s Local.

Find out more here…

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stockport underbank’s granted 1.8M lottery grant!

Stockport Council and Stockport Heritage Trust have beaten off stiff competition and secured a 1.8 million pound grant. The grant is being supplied by the National Lottery’s Townscape Heritage Programme, and is aimed at transforming Stockport’s Underbanks. It is a fantastic victory for Stockport, and is timed perfectly with the Council’s plans to develop Merseyway and other local landmarks.

Read the full story here and see how you can give your opinion on where the money is spent…

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