Author: Andrew Smirthwaite

‘That’ll be the day’ returns to Stockport’s Plaza

Back by ever-growing popular demand, get ready to party as the UK’s favourite Rock & Roll variety production returns with another chance to see its latest most popular show!

Featuring incredible live music performances, this hugely entertaining Rock & Roll spectacular blends classic gold hits from the 50s, 60s & 70s, with bags of hilarious comedy!

Celebrating an entire era of timeless nostalgia, the production is well known for its ability to make audiences return time and time again for a new experience. Now in its 33rd year of consecutive touring of national touring, That’ll Be The Day is living proof that Rock & Roll will never die!

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Stockport Council release images of their vision for the new Merseyway

Stockport Council would love to hear your views on our proposals to refurbish Adlington Walk – the covered area of Merseyway that links the main mall at Chestergate and the Old Town.

The drop-in consultation events take place on Wednesday 22 May and Friday 24 May from 10am to 4pm in Arden Walk at Merseyway.

If you can’t make the events, you can still view the plans and give feedback here:

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Stamp Duty stumble

Income to the Treasury from Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) receipts fell by 7.5%, the equivalent of £1 billion in the financial year to the end of March 2019.

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Affordability ratio

The affordability ratio for England and Wales hit another peak at 7.83 in 2018. This means that the median property price in England and Wales is now 7.83 times more than gross average annual earnings, according to new data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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Turn the heating down

6 out of 10 people across the UK support the drive to cut emissions to almost zero by 2050, according to a recent poll reported by the Independent. To reach net zero in this timeframe, millions of people will need turn their heating down to 19°C in winter, as one of many lifestyle changes according to the Committee on Climate Change.

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Your Next Family Home – Acre Lane, Cheadle Hulme

Located in the much sought after residential location of Cheadle Hulme, close by to outstanding schools and convenient transport links, this stunning property boasts a double extension to side and a single extension to back. Just a 15 minute walk to Bramhall village and its array of excellent bars and restaurants, this fantastic property makes the perfect family home!

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5 Top Tips For Your Kitchen

Whilst the living room is usually considered ‘the heart of any home’ in most UK households, the kitchen plays a much more central role in day-to-day family life. Follow these simple guidelines to achieve kitchen bliss!

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Stockport Residential Boom Continues at Piccadilly

In the latest residential scheme to come forward in Stockport town centre, plans have been submitted for a mixed-use project on a car park opposite Regal House on Piccadilly.

Working for Alasasyah Developments, architect PHA has put forward the proposals, which feature a mix of one, two, and three bed apartments over 10 storeys.

There are also plans for five retail units at ground floor level fronting Piccadilly. Five of the apartments have been set aside as affordable homes. The blocks will be clad in a mix of red and blue-glazed brick, while the balconies will be glass.

There are also plans for a large roof terrace on the fourth floor along with a smaller terrace at the fifth.

The site, currently used as a surface car park, sits opposite Regal House, a former office which has been converted to apartments by the same developer.

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Cherry Tree House – first prices released!

The first four apartments in this much anticipated development have now been officially released to the market, with the remaining twenty due to follow soon.

Attached here is a link to our e-brochure which includes floorplans, CGI images, square footages, and internal specifications –

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April is National Home Improvements month. Property owners across the UK have spent almost £8,000 each on home improvements over the last five years, a staggering £48 billion in total, according to new research by the National Association of Estate Agents.

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