CGI: Spindles centre, Oldham

Designs revealed for Oldham’s regenerated shopping and leisure precinct

Oldham Council unveils first look at your new Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre to save town centre and kickstart recovery External funds secured to accelerate and prioritise a brand new Tommyfield Market, events venue, space for new business entrepreneurs, and arts and heritage archive hub After acting on community and market trader pleas for Oldham Council to acquire Spindles Town Square Shopping Centre to save the heart of the town centre, we are delighted to unveil exciting plans – shaped by people across the borough – which will transform the…

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Co-op Academy Showcase Cinema

Showcase Cinema demolition starts as school plans approved

A 92,000 sq ft secondary school is to be constructed on the site of the former cinema on Hyde Road after Manchester City Council gave the scheme the green light.  The Gorton school is to be operated by the Co-Op Academies’ Trust, which runs 25 education facilities in the North of England.  Contractor Sir Robert McAlpine is to build the 1,200-place facility, designed by Space Architects, and the school is due to open in time for the 2022/23 academic year.  Under plans lodged in January, there is to be a three-storey…

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Blackpool Central development image – Visit Blackpool

Regeneration of heritage quarter of Blackpool could complete by 2024

Timeline firmed up for £300m Blackpool Central Developers Nikal and Media Invest Entertainment aim to submit a planning application for the first phase of the leisure project in April. Proposals include a 1,300-space multistorey car park and a heritage quarter. “We’re looking to create something never seen before, with world-class rides and family entertainment, Blackpool Central will provide year-round attractions that will complement and future proof the town’s tourism offer,” said Norbert Reichart, chief executive of Media Invest. A public consultation on the proposals for the £300m map pinBlackpool Central…

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