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2019 06 07 Band On The Wall Rudy Mancini

Band on the Wall to unveil hidden musical heritage thanks to £1.4m lottery fund

Expanded music venue will explore the heritage of Manchester’s migrant communities

Mayfield Depot

How many public spaces have the Council sold off - and how much money have they made?

Andrea Sandor investigates the public spaces sold off by Manchester City Council between 2014-2018 and...

Mancunian Way Traffic

Manchester's inner ring road is choking us and the city - but there’s another (Mancunian) way

The inner ring road is cutting into the neck of our city. Let’s tear it...

Logik Developments Castlefield Flintoff Tower

Big rethink for Andrew Flintoff's Castlefield towers

The Simpson Haugh-designed scheme was rejected in October

180130 St Michaels 2018 St Michaels Deansgate

New architect for Gary Neville's delayed St Michael's towers

Famous American practice drafted in on one of the city's most controversial developments

2019 03 21 Dale Street Northern Quarter Garden Img 9050

Northern Quarter disgrace to blossom into floral pocket park?

Jonathan Schofield applauds an idea from Chapter One Books

03 18 2019 Brutalist North Campus In Summer Part 2

Manchester’s 'Little Brasilia' under threat as development looms

The university should not be brutal to its own Brutalism, says Jonathan Schofield

2019 02 26 New Plans Northern Quarter Proposed Greening Of The Northern Quarter

Reimagining the Northern Quarter - but can these new plans become a reality?

Andrea Sandor thinks they should. Here's why...

Circle Square Manchester Cranes

The Manchester Crane Survey: record-breaking residential, but what does it mean for the city?

Jonathan Schofield on the building boom and how things have changed

2019 02 05 Hulme Hippodrome Thumbnail Ian Grundy

These five Greater Manchester theatres are at risk of being lost

Most are derelict and in disrepair, despite all five being Grade II-listed

2018 12 04 Curiosities City Alternative Guide To Manchester 3

Curiosities in the city: an alternative tour of Manchester (part three)

Smelly ditches, cow’s stomach lining and broken pianos - Jonathan Schofield reveals more strange (and...

Kampus Phase 1 Secret Garden

First look at city centre's 'lush' new food and drink garden

Kampus 'oasis' will feature balcony bars, ground floor cafes and a 'salvaged concrete box on...

Altrincham Goose Green

Is Altrincham the blueprint?

As Alty is nominated for a national high street prize, Jonathan Schofield asks what's changed?

Thoma Street Demolition 2

Northern Quarter demolitions: "We don’t want Manchester to become a heritage theme park"

Jonathan Schofield discusses authenticity and 'rank hysteria' as tensions ramp up

Salboy Northern Quarter

Northern Quarter 'Conservation Area'? Don't make me laugh.

In part three of her NQ investigation, Andrea Sandor wonders what is the point of...

2018 09 06 Bdp Ordsall Chord Bdp Ordsall Light 9 Of 71

Light, drama and bridges: the Ordsall Chord public realm is a triumph

Jonathan Schofield thinks the work here provides a yardstick for other parts of the city

Salford Crescent Masterplan

The Crescent masterplan: making sense of Salford

Jonathan Schofield welcomes green ambition and thinking big next to the city centre

2018 08 06 Railway Arches Danny Moran 43149777714 9B3B092Bf6 O2

Arch Life: the very real threat to Manchester's railway arch businesses

Network Rail's mass sell-off could spell trouble for Manchester traders. Danny Moran reports on what’s...

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