Published: 7th Sep 2018

Salford Council has yesterday (September 6) approved plans for the Canon Green Campus development on Canon Green Drive in Trinity. As part of the £22.5m development, a brand new 11-storey apartment block will be built within the grounds of the site, comprising of 108 one and two-bedroom ‘affordable’ apartments. The project will also see ageing tower block Canon Green Court modernised and neighbouring apartment block Westminster House undergoing an external facelift. Salford Council were criticised in July after plans for 300 homes in Lower Broughton were approved, despite including no ‘affordable’ housing. Lee Sugden, chief executive at Salix Homes, said: ‘We are delighted that Salford Council has given the green light for our Canon Green Campus development – this is a proud moment for Salix Homes. ‘At the time of a national housing crisis, this project will not only refurbish and modernise the homes of the existing residents, but it will … (To read the full article, subscribe below)