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Port Street topping out ceremony – Photo gallery and timelapse video

Mulbury and M&G Real Estate’s Port Street PRS scheme had its official topping out ceremony on Friday December 1.

Working with Regenology, we’ve made a stunning timelapse video of the project so far, which shows the concrete frame being erected and the building reaching its highest point.

We’ve also compiled a selection of photos from the event, which took place on the 12th storey of the 15 storey building, high above Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

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Topping out for Mulbury and M&G Real Estate’s £27m Port Street scheme

Mulbury has officially marked the ‘topping out’ of the Port Street private rented sector (PRS) development of 135 apartments in Manchester’s Northern Quarter.

The £26.7m scheme, which is funded by M&G Real Estate, reached its highest point at 15 storeys today with VIP guests helping contractors to pour the last section of the building’s concrete frame.

Staff from Mulbury were joined by representatives from M&G Real Estate, main contractor Bardsley Construction, frame contractor Cidon Construction, and other members of the project team for the event.

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Four new housing starts for Mulbury

Mulbury is due to start work on four new housing schemes in the North West worth around £30 million.

The projects will see a total of 245 new homes built on sites in Southport, Salford, Warrington and Partington.

The schemes will take the number of homes currently under construction by Mulbury to around 650. Mulbury also has a further 550 units in the pipeline for the next 12-months.

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New recruits and promotions for Mulbury

Mulbury has made three senior promotions and recruited 15 new staff following sustained growth across the business.

Kevin Morris has been promoted to construction director, David Wroe becomes development director and Stuart Redfern has been named head of commercial.

Meanwhile, Nick Legget has joined the company’s Mulbury City division as development manager and will be based at its offices in Piccadilly Place, Manchester. Nick joins Mulbury from Countryside Properties where he helped deliver mixed-use schemes, including a major PRS development.

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Mulbury wins consent for new homes in Reddish conservation area

Mulbury has been granted planning permission for a scheme of 14 homes in the historic Houldsworth Conservation Area in Reddish, Greater Manchester.

The homes, to be situated in a new cul-de-sac off Harrogate Road, will be marketed for private sale under the Mulbury Living brand. The site is adjacent to the 19th century Victoria and Elisabeth Mills.

The red-brick townhouses will offer a mix of three and four-bedroom properties arranged in two terraced rows. The development offers on-site parking provision with two spaces for each property.

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Creating a legacy for the Guardian of Ancoats

Guardian of Ancoats

During August, work to prepare the site of our private rented sector (PRS) apartments development in Blossom Street, Ancoats, begins.

This means the former electricity substation that faces Great Ancoats Street, and the Guardian of Ancoats artwork which adorns its gable wall, will be coming down to make way for the scheme.

While we must say goodbye to the Guardian of Ancoats (the substation having long ago fallen into disrepair), this should be seen not as the end, but the start of a bright new future.

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Mulbury’s £26m Castlefield scheme gets approval

Proposals for a scheme of 108 apartments on the former Excelsior Mill site in Castlefield have been granted planning permission by Manchester City Council’s planning committee.

Mulbury submitted plans at the beginning of April to transform the site of the former printing and book binding works in Hulme Hall Road which lies adjacent to the Bridgewater Canal.

The £26m eight-storey scheme has been designed by Manchester-based Tim Groom Architects. It features one, two and three-bedroom apartments which will be marketed for private sale.

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Farmers Court, Lymm – Details of our sales launch

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On July 27, we’ll be releasing the first plots on our Farmers Court development in Rushgreen Road, Lymm.

This stunning development of 10 properties offers luxury living in leafy Lymm. This is your opportunity to discuss the development with our sales team and find out more about our house-types, plots available, internal specifications and timescales for completion.

You’ll also have the opportunity to reserve one of the first plots released. We’ve had an exceptional amount of registered interest to date, so this is strictly on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to qualifying criteria.

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Mulbury secures backing from DTZ Investors for £30m Manchester PRS development

Mulbury PRS Blossom Street

DTZ Investors has provided Mulbury with funding for a £30m private rented sector (PRS) apartment scheme in Ancoats, Manchester.

The development of 143 apartments, which gained planning consent in January 2017, will be built on the corner of Blossom Street and Great Ancoats Street. It marks DTZ Investors’ first investment in the North West build-to-rent market.

Designed by Tim Groom Architects, the scheme will see the construction of two separate buildings, one eight-storeys and one seven-storeys, providing a mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments, as well as three townhouses.

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The Mulburys 2017 – Photo gallery

A red carpet welcome, some of the biggest names in housing, and money raised for an excellent Manchester-based homeless charity.

This year’s Oscars-themed Mulbury housing conference event – The Mulburys – had it all.

Mulbury was delighted to welcome clients and contacts from the housing and property sector to The Restaurant Bar & Grill in Manchester on June 27 to conincide with the CIH Housing Conference 2017.

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