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25 Ways You Can Make Manchester Better

From canal clean-ups to prison dining, tree planting to sustainable festivals, being an everyday hero...

In these days of terror, Manchester is lucky to have such leadership

Confidential publisher Mark Garner pays personal tribute to Town Hall

Manchester's water features - a history of highs and disappointment

Jonathan Schofield looks at the city’s record and comes up with a surprising recommendation

Manchester Should Be The Capital Says Economist

Manchester was 'a civilisation created by traders without assistance from monarchs or territorial aristocracy.'

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New design for Gary Neville's St Michael’s tower revealed

Jonathan Schofield thinks the controversial scheme is on the way to becoming a real city...

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£300m designs to transform Great Northern Warehouse revealed

Plans including a new 'urban oasis' and 'highline' go on show to the public this...

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Why Gary Neville should have stuck to his guns over St Michael's

Councillor John Blundell on why historians should never become town planners

Byrom House Manchester

Allied London to bring Astley & Byrom House ‘back to life’

Developer will for now retain the once doomed sixties office blocks bordering Spinningfields and St...

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The truth about social cleansing in Manchester

​As two eviction controversies rage Confidential asks: what is this myth about 'social cleansing'? Can...

Trinity Islands Castlefield

Three major city centre developments get council thumbs up

Trinity Islands, London Road Fire Station and 'Found Space' have all been granted approval

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Manchester’s tallest skyscraper set for go-ahead

The tallest Trinity Islands tower will be 213 metres high – 44 metres taller than Beetham Tower

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Gary Neville: a new type of developer?

Jonathan Schofield on the shock but welcome news of a developer actually listening to criticism

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Neville Towers scrapped as new design revealed (and the pub stays)

Single tower to replace twin bronze skyscrapers as heritage buildings are saved from the wrecking...

Manchester's water features - a history of highs and disappointment

Jonathan Schofield looks at the city’s record and comes up with a surprising recommendation

In these days of terror, Manchester is lucky to have such leadership

Confidential publisher Mark Garner pays personal tribute to Town Hall

25 Ways You Can Make Manchester Better

From canal clean-ups to prison dining, tree planting to sustainable festivals, being an everyday hero...

Manchester Should Be The Capital Says Economist

Manchester was 'a civilisation created by traders without assistance from monarchs or territorial aristocracy.'

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The biggest Manchester redevelopment plan of all time

Jonathan Schofield on the 1945 Manchester Plan and modern echoes

Astley Byrom House No 1 Spinningfields

Allied London finally secure long-coveted plot

Spinningfields developer bags prime spot bordering Spinningfields and St John’s

Unite Student Towers New Wakefield Street

Sound Control doomed as student tower plans revealed

Unite unveil plans for 600-room tower on New Wakefield Street

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Architects pull out of Gary Neville’s controversial towers

Make Architects withdraw from £200m scheme as support for St Michael’s wanes

The Whitworth 3 Gathering Photo By Alan Williams Press

Best Manchester Buildings of the Last Ten Years: Part Two

Jonathan Schofield on central Manchester's best architectural work of the last decade

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Best Manchester Buildings of the Last Ten Years: Part One

Jonathan Schofield on central Manchester's best architectural work of the last decade

Northern Gateway Red Line

Council strikes huge housing deal with the Far East

£1bn Northern Gateway development will comprise 10,000 new homes over 300 acres north of Victoria Station

Ask Tower 2

6 more city centre developments move forward

Manchester's building boom continues as plans progress for 1261 more apartments

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Why Is Manchester's Planning Policy Making People So Angry?

We believe there was a clear breach of planning law here

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