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Symbols Of The City On The Former Free Trade Hall Manchester

Symbolically Manchester: more than just the bee

Jonathan Schofield finds the meaning behind some of the motifs on and in Manchester buildings

Peel Building University Of Salford

University of Salford decides Peel and Newton names will remain

Jonathan Schofield on the real problem and the big majority for keeping the names

Oriel Windows In Manchester Archtiectural Delights 4

Oriel windows: Manchester architectural details examined

Jonathan Schofield starts an occasional series on beautiful details on Manchester buildings

2020 01 31 Prop Roundup Swan Street Site

Have your say on new plans for Swan Street development

CAPITAL&CENTRIC and Kamani launch community consultation

2020 11 27 Property Roundup St Michaels

Property: please may we have £798m plus Band on the Wall and Buttress Architects

Big ideas for the city, Piccolino and Iceland and a beautiful hall made beautiful again

2020 11 26 Len Grant 9  Afterthebomb

Regeneration Manchester: Len Grant and a city in transition

How a local photographer captured the city's growing pains in words and images

2019 06 24 Hanover Building Exterior

Property: Deloitte, Amazon, Pineapples, Pomona and another new hotel

It's a 'funky, veggie forward' hotel because it says so plus 'bungalow' helps bring award

2020 11 13 Prop Roundup Weir Mill Water Front

Property: Cristiano Ronaldo returns, a fine Stockport scheme and aliens on the coast

Towers, footballers, cheese and mad Swiss authors: Property is a funny old game

2020 11 06 Property Roundup Castle Irwell

Property: Racecourse homes on track, walls and student towers

Also, blossoming buildings and Hotspur House change of use sparks debate

Eastgate Elegant Landscaping

Schemes that could have changed Manchester: 1000ft Communications Tower and a Sex Olympia

Jonathan Schofield on curiosities that never happened in Manchester

2020 10 30 North Parade 3

One North Parade: a tower too far?

Jonathan Schofield on whether the excuse of a building being 'uneconomic' is wearing thin

2020 10 29 Lost Rx 1

Demolished or destroyed - Twelve Lost Buildings of Manchester

Part One: Some of the amazing structures that used to stand in the city

House Of Fraser Kendals

Manchester's iconic Kendals/House of Fraser building to become offices

Jonathan Schofield looks at plans which would mean a huge change for Deansgate

2020 10 07 Property Pollard Street 2

Property: Manchester gets Britain's most expensive Factory, plus A6 in Salford to close?

Also, 'New Islington Green' gets useful new use and LGBT care homes for Whalley Range

2020 10 06 Riverside 4

The Rise of Rust: River Street and Manchester's Angry Steel Towers

Jonathan Schofield discusses the use of in-your-face Cor-Ten steel cladding

2020 09 02 Manchester Arena Renamed The Ao Arena

Onwards and upwards - Latest Manchester property news, September 2020

Arena changes name, Thomas Street row, goodbye Rochdale greenbelt, Piccadilly horror

2020 08 18 Jolly Angler

The Jolly Angler, Ducie Street. Another Manchester pub sold and to close

But with a bit of effort, could this classic old pub be still saved?

2020 07 29 Towers On Water St That Include Co Living

Can we carry on developing Manchester like we did before COVID?

Andrea Sandor on whether recent plans to approve a number of ‘co-living’ skyscrapers was a...