Published: 11th Jan 2019

A 24-acre regeneration site and former railway station in Manchester will become home to a new element of one of the world’s leading LGBT+ festivals – the Manchester Pride Festival.  Developer U+I says they have ‘worthwhile’ policy for their regeneration projects, which puts sites into use before development to ‘aid place-making and deliver social and economic benefits.’ Mayfield Station stands adjacent to Manchester Picadilly and has stood derelict for over 30 years. However, since U + I was appointed to the project it has hosted club nights, street food festivals and private parties. It is ultimately hoped the area will feature 75,000 m2 of new commercial office space, retail and hotel accommodation, as well as more than 1,400 homes. In 2016, regeneration specialist U+I was appointed as a development partner to deliver the Mayfield regeneration project as part of The Mayfield Partnership, which also comprises LCR, Manchester City Council and Transport … (To read the full article, subscribe below)