Category: ALL THINGS STOCKPORT

The Magic of Motown, this September, at the Plaza!

Music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town! Seen by over a million people, it’s no surprise that the show is one of the biggest success stories in British theatre history.

Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience.

Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves, Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and more, are sensationally recreated for you by an exceptionally talented cast and band. This breath-taking concert spectacular takes you on a musical journey through all your favourite songs, including: Ain’t No Mountain, Signed Sealed Delivered, Grapevine, Get Ready, Dancing In The Streets, My Girl, Blame It On The Boogie, Uptight, Endless Love, My Cherie Amor, All Night Long, Heatwave and many, many more.

This is a tribute show and is no way affiliated with any original artists/estates/management companies or similar shows.

Buy your tickets here…

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The Next Foodie Friday is Coming Soon – are you going?

August’s Foodie Friday will be held on Friday 30th in the Stockport Market Place and is set to be another busy triumph.

If you haven’t yet been then we highly recommend it. There is a great buzz when the event is on and the food selection is incredible, with popular offerings such as I Knead Pizza, Oh My Glaze and Oh Mei Dumpling to name just a few.

Click here to see the full list of traders and more information and we’ll hopefully see you down there…

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NEW HOMES BY PROPERTY TYPE

Back in 2008/09, almost half (45%) of homes built in the year across England and Wales were flats, with the majority of these having two bedrooms. The shift in government policy a number of years earlier had resulted in higher density housing on brownfield and urban sites. Many developers were building with investors in mind, as investors flocked to buy city centre flats.

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The best home design ideas for 2019

Whether you want to add value to your home in preparation for sale or you just want to make your property a more appealing place to live, redecorating and incorporating the latest trends is a worthwhile endeavour. Take a look through some of our picks of the best home design ideas emerging through 2019…

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How much does disrepair put off homebuyers?

When viewing a property, we’re all on the lookout for anything and everything that needs fixing or could use a bit of work.

While we’d all love to find a home that requires no work at all, chances are whenever you buy a property, it will come with its fair share of needed repairs.

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How much does disrepair put off home-buyers?

When viewing a property, we’re all on the lookout for anything and everything that needs fixing or could use a bit of work.

While we’d all love to find a home that requires no work at all, chances are whenever you buy a property, it will come with its fair share of needed repairs.

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Stockport Council reveal further plans for Town Centre West

Stockport Council has revealed details of its plans for Town Centre West, a sizable regeneration area which is set to include 3,500 homes, 1m sq ft of employment space and social infrastructure for tenants, delivered as part of the creation of the Mayoral Development Corporation. This consultation into the strategic regeneration framework for the site will open at lunchtime today.

The plans have been developed with Cushman & Wakefield, OPEN and WSP, and sets out the potential for around 3,500 homes of all types and tenures, along with the amenity and social infrastructure needed for existing and future residents. The framework also proposes more than 1m sq ft of mixed employment space, an “urban riverside”, and a series of new and improved public spaces.

The proposals form part of the creation of the first Mayoral Development Corporation in Greater Manchester, according to the council the first in the country to focus on a town centre. Key themes for the plan are community, innovation, and sustainability, as part of the council’s drive to deliver town centre living in Stockport.

The full article can be found here on the Place North West website

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Stockport ‘Fairie’ Festival!

Welcome to a magical day set within a stunning part of Stockport town, an old well maintained Victorian market place with a massive range of stalls surrounded by buildings just full of character. This is sure to be a day filled with magic which will bring the Stockport community together. On the day there will be;

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HERITAGE OPEN DAY

On Sunday 15th September from 11.00am, The Plaza throws open her doors as part of the National Heritage Open Days for a full day of events and an opportunity for you to investigate behinds the scenes of our much loved Art Deco gem.

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reddish beds renovation

If you are looking to open a business in the South Manchester area and have been struggling to find your new location, then we have some good news. The old “Reddish Beds” shop on Broadstone Road has been bought and is being transformed into a new shopping location called the “Broadstone Arcade”.

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