Insights

26
Nov

The only way is up

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The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has produced yet another interactive, open-source map. The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework highlights areas across Greater Manchester which could be potential development sites, including suggestions which have come from the public. It has previously been mentioned that there is keenness for the city centre itself to expand upwards and for […]

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19
Nov

Devolution deals agreed

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It’s been a successful week for Chancellor George Osborne as devolution deals were signed off for both the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and West Midlands region. The deals will see powers over transport, skills and training, better control of strategic planning, and millions of pounds worth of investment (£30m a year in Liverpool and […]

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12
Nov

Manchester to Sheffield: Is there hope for a £6bn tunnel?

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The drive from Manchester to Sheffield through the Peak District is breathtaking, but it can also be a frustrating experience – particularly for those regularly undertaking the sluggish commute. Our meetings certainly take us over the Pennines enough that we’d be keen on anything that could make the journey a little faster! Plans which have […]

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