Published: 24th Jul 2018

A detailed vision for the Northern Gateway project, which is one of the largest residential-led regeneration projects in the UK, will be considered by the Manchester City Council Executive for the first time this Wednesday (July 25). The project is a joint venture between Manchester City Council and the Far Eastern Consortium (FEC) and if passed, 15,000 new homes will be built on the site over the next 20 years with at least 3,000 being affordable across a range of tenures. The scheme hopes to ‘bring to life’ the Irk River Valley and connect seven new and emerging neighbourhoods through ‘high quality open green spaces and public squares.’ The green space will stretch from Angel Meadow through to Collyhurst while ‘celebrating the existing architectural features of the valley,’ including Manchester’s Victorian railway arches. The draft Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF) sets out eight clear core objectives for the regeneration programme and will be … (To read the full article, subscribe below)