Published: 17th Feb 2020

Manchester City Council has approved the first phase the £1.4bn regeneration of Mayfield in Manchester city centre. The regeneration project is regarded as one of the most important schemes in the city for a generation and the first phase of development will include a 6.5 acre managed public park centred around the River Medlock, which runs through the site. This will become a significant managed open space for the public in the city centre and Manchester’s first new park in a century. Also included in this first phase planning application is two commercial buildings and a 581-space multi-storey car park on Baring Street. The Mayfield Partnership includes Manchester City Council, London & Continental Railways, Transport for Greater Manchester and developers U+I. Last year New Start visited the site to meet U+I development director James Heather, who hopes Mayfield will be a ‘total pivot’ of the city centre, away from other … (To read the full article, subscribe below)