The free market rocks. And don't tell me the North isn't littered with monstrosities of 60s architecture and slum housing. Bradford, Dudley and large swathes of Glasgow are top-of-my-list to demolish when I am King.
Tower Power Manchester Metro News Friday 17/12/04
The latest tower to be announced - 60 storeys of glass next to Piccadilly Railway Station - is the landmark centre piece of a £220 million plan to transform the area around the station approach.
Known as Eastgate, Manchester it will be 617 ft tall (188m).
Work is already underway on the 47 storey (515ft/157m) Hilton Tower at the end of Deansgate, the Great Northern Tower on Peter Street (23 storeys (236ft (72m) and the Civi Justice Centre in the Spinningfields comples (16 storeys, 279 (85m).
Over the river in the City of Salford @ salford Quays there are plans for Britains tallest residential tower 60 storeys (660ft/201m) + there are plans for more developments.
BBC staff tipped to live near tram line - Estate agent says prices are likely to rise 10% on the Bury to Altrincham line.
Estae agents are saying that BBC staff though may get a shock to find that a two bedroom terrace house in Didsbury will be going for for more than £200,000.
The arrival of RBS to the city has meant a huge demand for flats and city pent houses.
Edited by panda plodder, 21 December 2004 - 08:21 PM.