Manchester City Council

Belle Vue readies to reclaim its leisure crown

Major plans to develop Belle Vue into a world class sport and leisure destination have progressed as new proposals for the Belle Vue Sports Village are agreed by Manchester City Council.

New Manchester ‘Drama Hub’ name announced

The name for the UK’s newest drama production hub based in Manchester has been announced. The 360,000 sq ft site is to be called The Space Project reflecting the amount of space on offer, which will include 55,000 sq ft of dedicated studio space split into five purpose built, sound-proofed production stages.

Contractor on-board for Belle Vue Sports Village

Major construction services company ISG has be chosen to deliver the development of the Belle Vue Sports Village in East Manchester, transforming the area into a centre of sport and leisure excellence

£40m Beswick Masterplan moves forward

Manchester City Council’s Executive will be asked to endorse a masterplan for a £40 million ‘community campus’ in east Manchester when it meets on Wednesday 21 November.

The Sharp Project expansion plans revealed

Plans for a major expansion to The Sharp Project, which will see hundreds of new jobs created and a cutting-edge global technology company establish its European headquarters there, have been unveiled.

Plan spells out vision for Beswick boost

A proposed masterplan for a ‘community campus' in East Manchester - creating sports and leisure facilities, educational opportunities and jobs – will be considered by senior councillors next week.

Report charts First Street progress

A report to Manchester City Council’s Executive on 25 July sets out the progress made in developing a home for the organisation formed from the recently-merged Cornerhouse and Library Theatre Company.

New vision for St Peter's Square selected

The winners of an international design competition for leading architects to come up with plans to transform St Peter's Square into a world-class space have been announced by Manchester City Council. A design team led by German landscape architect Latz + Partner have been selected to make their vision a reality.

New stadium will be home win for community

Plans for a new £4.5 million football stadium in North Manchester with facilities which will benefit the wider community are moving forwards.