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  • A-Z of Listed Buildings in Manchester

    Information on listed buildings within manchester ...

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  • What is a listed building?

    Buildings are listed by the department of culture media and sport for their special architectural or historic interest manchester also has a number of ancient ...

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  • Dangerous and derelict buildings

    Reporting a dangerous building ...

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  • Historical buildings and landmarks

    Find out about the buildings and landmarks in Heaton Park ...

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  • Asbestos

    Asbestos from domestic premises including garages, sheds out buildings and how to remove/dispose safely. ...

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  • Public Safety

    public safety for events, festivals, sports, dangerous buildings, fire precautions and structural engineering ...

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  • Court diary

    Diary of inquests listed for hearing in the Manchester Coroners Court ...

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  • Local Land Charge Searches

    This service supports the conveyancing process in relation to the buying and selling of land or buildings which results in the provision of the certificate ...

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  • Civic Quarter Heat Network - heat and power solution

    The network will provide a highly efficient, environmentally-friendly heat and power solution for some of Manchester’s most iconic buildings, making significant carbon reductions. ...

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  • Structural issues in private accommodation

    Structural issues in private accommodation ...

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  • The Commemorative Plaques scheme

    The city council has sponsored a programme of commemorative plaques celebrating buildings and sites associated with famous people and more recently events of importance ...

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  • Street naming and numbering

    Houses, buildings, streets and roads ...

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  • Wilbraham Road / Edge Lane Conservation Area

    The junction of wilbraham road a major arterial route within the city of manchester and edge lane in chorlton has long been recognised as possessing ...

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  • Whitworth Street Conservation Area

    The whitworth street princess street conservation area is uniquely mancunian in character, its physical form being established by the wealth of fine victorian and edwardian ...

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  • St Peter's Square Conservation Area

    st peters square conservation area is situated in manchester city centre. It is an area which contains a mixture of commercial, cultural and civic buildings. ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Scope for improvements in St Peter's square is limited to refurbishment of listed buildings and redevelopment of the others. Any proposals should relate to the ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Parsonage Gardens is aimed at encouraging development which enhances the prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural and ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Stevenson Square is aimed at encouraging development and activity which enhances the prosperity of the area, whilst paying attention to its special ...

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  • History of the park

    ul.a { list-style:square url("http://www.manchester.gov.uk/site/styles/css img/icon arrow.gif"); } Between the mid 17th and the beginning of the 20th century just two families owned the Heaton estate. ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control is aimed at encouraging development which enhances the prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural and visual qualities.The replacement ...

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  • Control of development

    George Street and its environs is an area of great commercial vitality and the desire is to see it prosper. The continued use of existing ...

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  • Control of development

    As with all conservation areas in Manchester, development proposals may require either planning permission, conservation area consent, or both. In appropriate cases, listed building consent ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (M)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (N)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Buildings you do not need to give a demolition notice for

    You may still need to get planning permission and you should check to see if your building is on the listed buildings register but you ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (U)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in the Withington conservation area is aimed at encouraging development which enhances the prosperity of the area, whilst paying attention to its special ...

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  • Control of development

    St. John Street, although in the city centre, is surprisingly quiet considering the proximity of heavy traffic on Deansgate. Most of the buildings in the ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is envisaged that major refurbishment works will take place in the near future, not only to the mills, but also to other listed buildings, ...

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  • The area and its buildings today

    The regular grid pattern of streets established in Georgian times is still in existence. Where open spaces are created by the removal of a block ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in the Northenden conservation area is aimed at ensuring that development proposals pay attention to its special architectural, historical and visual qualities.Where the ...

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  • St Ann's Square and its buildings today

    Considerable changes have taken place since 1222, when local residents were rigorously defending their grazing rights. Now the commercial heart of a large city, almost ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (T)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Dantzic Street divides the conservation area into two parts of distinct character. Sites to the west, currently used for parking, have potential for commercial development ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (V)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Control of development

    Blackburn Park is a prosperous residential area in the south of the city, and development control is aimed at maintaining this prosperity as well as ...

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  • Control of development

    Development Control in Ancoats is aimed at encouraging development which ensures the continued prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural and ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (R)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (O)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (F)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Smithfield is aimed at encouraging development and activity which enhances the prosperity of the area, whilst paying attention to its special architectural ...

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  • Control of development

    Crab Lane is not unique in being an old rural village within a city boundary, but it is unusual in being so close to the ...

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  • Chorlton Green and its buildings today

    Although Chorlton Green has a very long history, there are no particularly ancient buildings here, since they were replaced by new ones as they decayed. ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (J)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (P)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Control of development

    Victoria Park, originally conceived as a quiet, leafy suburb, is still quiet in places, but its proximity to the busy Rusholme shopping centre on Wilmslow ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is in the area of incidental urban spaces where significant improvements can be made to the character of the conservation area. For example, some ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (D)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (Q)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (S)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Control of development

    As with all Manchester conservation areas, development control in Shudehill is aimed at encouraging development and activity which enhances the prosperity of the area, whilst ...

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  • Community Right to Bid

    The Community Right to Bid is one of the new community rights introduced by the Localism Act 2011 and the Assets of Community Value (England) ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (E)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (G)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (K)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (L)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Albert Square and its buildings today

    The main characteristic of the Albert Square conservation area is its civic grandeur, but it also contains many commercial properties and small-scale buildings.Originally designated to ...

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  • Ancoats and its building today

    Ancoats, with its concentration of mill buildings, is an important landmark in the history of the Industrial Revolution. Old Mill, which is probably the oldest ...

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  • Petersfield

    Located adjacent to the city centre’s Civic Quarter and Central Business District, Petersfield is characterised by its blend of historic listed buildings, modern architecture and ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (Y)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Neutral areas

    A number of second half 20th century houses have been introduced to the area, for example on Ingham Street and Rupert Street, on the eastern ...

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  • Landmark buildings

    The Royal Exchange is the dominant building in the area, by virtue of its sheer bulk, but the much smaller St. Ann's Church is also ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Where buildings on vacant sites would enhance the character of the area, the new structures need not be imitations of old buildings; indeed it is ...

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  • Contribution of key unlisted buildings

    None of the buildings within the designated area are listed, however whilst the architectural qualities of the individual buildings and the terraced properties vary, the ...

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  • Architectural and historic qualities of buildings

    Surprisingly, in an area of fine individual and often historic properties, only two buildings are formally listed as for their architectural or historic interest: Lloyd's ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (B)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Victoria Park and its buildings today

    A relatively small proportion of houses from the 1830s and 1840s still exist. As in any part of the city, redevelopment takes place and large ...

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  • About planning enforcement

    The Planning Compliance Team deals with any alleged breach of planning control reported to them by members of the public, Councillors or other departments within the ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Once an exclusive residential suburb, parts of Victoria Park have declined over the years whereas other parts have retained much of their exclusivity. This is ...

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  • Control of development

    Albert Square is the civic heart of the city, where frequent functions take place, and the new paving was designed to accommodate the gathering of ...

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  • Gore Brook Valley and its buildings today

    The character of the area is a reflection of the changes in activity over the last 200 years. From a rural settlement to a centre ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (H)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Council offices and buildings

    Review use of Council offices and buildings, saving £250,000 in 2018/19. We would improve Council offices and buildings to support services better, stop using those ...

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  • Control of development

    Upper King Street is in the financial heart of the city, where almost every building is in active use. Eventually, even with regular maintenance, buildings ...

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  • Whalley Range and its buildings today

    The layout of Whalley Range as established by Samuel Brooks survives today as an area of large houses on tree-lined avenues. Many of the original ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Considerable improvements have already taken place in recent years with the construction of the Chinese arch and garden and the refurbishment of numerous buildings. Where ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Some of the buildings in the conservation area are in poor condition, and their repair and subsequent maintenance would assist in improving the appearance of ...

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  • Northenden and its buildings today

    Prior to the conservation area designation, many of the older buildings had fallen into disrepair and were demolished in the slum clearance programme. This included ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (W)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • A few facts

    The Town Hall bells were cast by John Taylor & Co, a renowned firm responsible for most of the UK's heaviest bells, including the one ...

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  • Townscape

    The area is situated on ground which is mostly flat, although there is a gentle slope down Peter Street in a westerly direction towards the ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    The south-west part of the Conservation Area is composed of large buildings, and any new development here is likely to be designed on a substantial ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    In recent years Castlefield has undergone dramatic changes which have transformed it from a forgotten corner of the city to a thriving centre of activity. ...

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  • Listed buildings in Manchester by street (C)

    The street name is followed by listed buildings on that street, the grade of listing and the date of listing. Buildings are regularly added to ...

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  • Control of development

    St. Ann's Square is in the commercial heart of the City, where almost every building accommodates shops on the ground floor. Encouragement of this variety ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    The potential for commercial activity in the Upper King Street conservation area is virtually unlimited, and it is to be expected that if new buildings ...

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  • Materials

    The carriageway surfacing of almost all roads in the area is asphalt, while a few minor streets retain the earlier stone setts.Footways have been replaced ...

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  • Contribution of key unlisted buildings

    Many of the buildings that line the streets within the area are architecturally impressive and most of them can be regarded as making a positive ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Didsbury St James is an ancient settlement where commercial development has not overpoweringly altered its character. Although shops do exist it is at the junction ...

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  • Didsbury St James and its buildings today

    The greatest concentration of listed buildings in Manchester, outside the city centre, is to be found in this conservation area. The Church of St. James, ...

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  • Parsonage Gardens and its buildings today

    The Gardens are bordered by large and impressive buildings. Most are in orange-red brick or terracotta, although one modern-style steel and glass structure merges well ...

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  • Upper King Street and its buildings today

    King Street is on a gentle slope, and this enhances the grandeur of its buildings. There is a rich variety, from the intricately detailed Gothic ...

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  • Control of development

    Most work to construct, alter, extend or demolish buildings in conservation areas requires consent from the local authority. In this area there have been occasional ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    At the time the Square was initially pedestrianised, the former Greater Manchester County Council undertook a refurbishment scheme but, after a decade, paving and street ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    The principal characteristic of Parsonage Gardens is one of a tranquil square hidden away from the noise and bustle of the city centre. The conservation ...

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  • Conclusion

    Analysis of the characteristics should enable new developments, extensions and alterations to be designed so as to complement, or at least maintain, the character of ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    The main characteristic of the Stevenson Square conservation area is one of a closely woven network of narrow streets intersecting at right angles. An exception ...

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  • Conclusion

    Analysis of the above characteristics should enable new developments, alterations and extensions to be designed so as to complement, or at least maintain, the character ...

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  • Conclusion

    Analysis of the above characteristics should enable new developments, alterations and extensions to be designed so as to complement, or at least maintain, the character ...

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  • Neutral areas

    A pair of 20th century semi-detached properties and an adjacent detached house of similar design on York Road are bland in comparison with the late ...

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  • Dangerous Buildings

    Building Control enforces legislation relating to dangerous buildings and the demolition of buildings. Powers to deal with dangerous and derelict buildings derive from the Building ...

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  • Character and relationship of spaces within the area

    The character of this conservation area depends upon the relationship of buildings to open spaces.Although changes took place in the twentieth century, the historic pattern ...

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  • Ancoats and New Islington

    The city centre has grown rapidly over the last 20 years. To facilitate the growth in population, areas historically seen as being on the edge ...

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  • Food allergies

    The government has now made it a compulsory feature of all food packaging, including that of alcoholic drinks, to ensure that all consumers are provided ...

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  • Control of development

    Castlefield, Britain's first Urban Heritage Park, is the place where industrial innovation occurred, particularly in the area of transport. Events are now organized which ...

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  • History

    As early as Saxon time, a small community existed on both banks of the River Irwell close to the point of the where it is ...

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  • Control of development

    The centre of Gorton Village was once within the boundary of the present conservation area, and there would have been many more buildings than there ...

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  • Character and relationship of spaces

    The spaces within the conservation area are based on the street pattern, so spaces are essentially linear, their width determined by the distance buildings are ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Chorlton Green is an ancient settlement which has been a small, quiet backwater for many centuries. Commercial activity is still limited to a few shops, ...

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  • Building safety pledge

    What is it ?  The Council is one of the local authorities that has signed the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s (MHCLG) Pledge to ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Ford Lane and Boat Lane are no longer major highways, and this part of the conservation area forms a quiet backwater. Church Road and its ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is not envisaged that any major redevelopments will take place in the foreseeable future, indeed the main aim of the designation is to ensure ...

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  • Control of development

    Whitworth Street/Princess Street is situated on the southern edge of the city centre and is consequently some distance from the commercial heart. There is some ...

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  • Structural Engineers

    The Structural Engineers Group is consulted on approximately one third of the Building Regulation applications submitted to the City Council. These consultations are carried out ...

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  • About the park

    This beautiful park is set in 109 hectares of open parkland in South Manchester, with historic woodlands, open grassland and meadows. The park is steeped in ...

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  • Smoke free legislation

    On 1 of July 2007 virtually all enclosed public places and workplaces in England became smoke free. Legislation The Smoke-free (Premises and Enforcement) Regulations follow the model ...

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  • Queries and Documents

    Queries Email landcharges@manchester.gov.uk if you have a general query or wish to check on the process of your search. If you have a specific query relating to ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    There is potential for further commercial development in the area, as well as for the conversion of warehouses to residential or other uses.The open space ...

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  • Requirements for drawings and plans

    When you submit your planning application, you must include a series of accurate drawings and plans that clearly illustrate what you are proposing. Inaccurate dimensions ...

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  • Get permission to demolish a building

    By law, if you want to demolish a building or part of a building you have to get permission first. This is called giving us ...

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  • Stevenson Square and its building today

    The Stevenson square conservation area represents a significant portion of the city centre in which the majority of Victorian buildings remain intact. Many are listed ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Whalley Range is aimed at encouraging the area to flourish whilst paying attention to its special architectural and visual qualities.Developments will frequently ...

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  • Townscape

    The street remains level along its length from Deansgate to Byrom Street, though the latter slopes gently down to Quay Street. At the west end ...

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  • Prevalent materials and local details

    Most of the buildings in the area are constructed in Manchester red/orange brick, sometimes in conjunction with buff coloured sandstone dressings. Occasionally blue brick is ...

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  • Ballbrook and its buildings today

    When constructed, between 1910 and 1914, the Edwardian part of the conservation area was known as the Radcliffe Estate. This group of houses remains virtually ...

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  • Former Chorlton Leisure Centre

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    The old cottages that remain along Crab Lane are somewhat scattered and there are considerable gaps in the streetscape. The redevelopment of these 'gap' sites ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Wilmslow Road is a major route from the city centre, and the density of traffic has a damaging effect on the environment of the village ...

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  • Transformation work currently in progress

    Transforming two iconic listed buildings into twenty-first century civic and cultural spaces is a project unlike any other currently underway in the UK. We've ...

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  • Deansgate/Peter Street and its buildings today

    The area is predominantly one of commercial buildings, but it also contains a significant number of places of assembly, such as a church, theatre, concert ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    The pedestrianised Albert Square, Brazennose Street and Lincoln Square, with their new surfaces and tree planting, have created pleasant enclosures for the enjoyment of the ...

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  • Townscape

    There is much variety in the building materials used in Albert Square. Stone, brick, terracotta and slate are used extensively. These solid traditional materials are ...

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  • Prevalent materials and local details

    The prevalent materials in the traditional buildings throughout the area include red bricks, buff coloured stone, employed either as dressings and details or for whole ...

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  • Money off your business rates

    You can apply for various business rate reliefs from us depending on the status of your property. Occupied premises You may be able to apply  for: mandatory rate ...

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  • Control of development

    Development proposals may, as with all conservation areas in Manchester, require either planning permission, Conservation Area Consent, or both. In appropriate cases, Listed Building Consent ...

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  • Exemptions from the business rates charge

    After the first three or six month rate-free period, the basic occupied business rate charge applies to an empty property unless: the rateable value of the ...

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  • St Peter's Square and its buildings today

    The main characteristic of St Peter's Square conservation area is primarily one of civic grandeur, but it also contains some commercial property. It has been ...

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  • Townscape

    St. Ann's Square was laid out in the Georgian period, early in the 18th century, and is one of the main spaces in the city ...

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  • Contribution of key unlisted buildings

    The most important of the buildings in Brooklands Road - all of which are unlisted - is the Normanhurst Hotel, the only remaining original Victorian ...

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  • Shudehill and its buildings today

    The west side of the Conservation Area is composed of large buildings constructed during the 20th century. These line the east side of Corporation Street ...

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  • Making the city more age-friendly

    We work to make places and spaces like buildings, village centres and parks pleasant, enjoyable and welcoming for older people.  This involves making things accessible, ...

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  • Albert Square

    Plans to make Manchester’s Albert Square one of the finest civic spaces in Europe have now been approved. The work will be undertaken as part of the Our ...

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  • Public Safety Standards

      We process notices of intention to demolish buildings under the Building Act within statutory time limits having carried out site surveys and consultations with ...

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  • Castlefield and its buildings today

    The recent revival of interest in Castlefield is having a significant impact on the refurbishment of buildings. Warehouses have been converted to flats, offices, galleries ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Albert Park is aimed at encouraging development which enhances the prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural and ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Ballbrook is aimed at encouraging development which enhances the prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural and visual ...

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  • Character and relationship of spaces

    Most of the spaces in the area are street forms, established as a consequence of terraced properties facing each other across a street or road. ...

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  • The building

    Manchester Town Hall (1868-77) in Albert Square is one of the most iconic landmarks in the city. It's regarded as one of the finest examples ...

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  • Empty property definitions

    Empty property applies to more than buildings. It also includes properties such as land, storage, car parks and so on. We refer to these types ...

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  • Article 4 Direction: changing the use of your property

    Turning your house into a House in Multiple Occupation In Manchester you need planning permission to let a house out to more than two unrelated people, ...

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  • Townscape

    Manchester is situated on a large plain which stretches from the west coast to the Pennines. Changes in topography tend to be only small undulations. ...

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  • Trees

    The general characteristic of buildings which totally cover their sites has left little space for trees. It is only where this policy has been deliberately ...

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  • Roads closed for events

    If any roads are going to be are closed for major events, emergencies or special projects, you'll find them listed here. NHS Nightingale Hospital NW roads closed now until ...

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  • Introduction

    The Cathedral area has been the ecclesiastical and scholastic centre of Manchester since the earliest times. Today, the Cathedral and Chetham's Hospital school form the ...

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  • Old Broadway and its buildings

    Besides being of superior quality, the Old Broadway houses were designed with a flair beyond that expected of an ordinary builder. Most of the houses ...

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  • Origins and development

    Plans for Brooklands Road were first laid in the 1860s when the owner of the land, Samuel Brooks, decided to establish an avenue of stately ...

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  • Ormond Building, Manchester Metropolitan University

    Application Type: Premises Licence (new) Reference: 249013/CT4 Premises: Ormond Building, Lower Ormond Street, Hulme, Manchester, M15 6BX Applicant: Manchester Metropolitan University General description of premises as given by the ...

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  • Apply for approval - non-religious buildings

    Venues wishing to be used for marriages & civil partnerships must be approved by the local authority in the area they are situated. An application for an approval must be ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Rushford Park is aimed at encouraging development which enhances the prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural and ...

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  • Albert Square - plans for the future

    Plans to make Albert Square one of the finest civic spaces in Europe have been unveiled. The proposals would see the square enlarged by around 20 ...

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  • Whitworth Street/Princess Street and its buildings today

    The conservation area contains many of Manchester's most important buildings, and not only those related to the textile industry.In the row of textile warehouses along ...

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  • Townscape

    Although a small watercourse, Gore Brook has eroded a fairly steep-sided valley, creating the topography of the conservation area. Sunny Brow Park is a bowl-shaped ...

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  • History

    Cotton is most easily worked in a place with high humidity. Manchester was ideally placed in this respect, and it was directly related to the ...

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  • History

    The streets of Ancoats were laid out during the latter part of the 18th Century, with little development taking place other than small houses and ...

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  • The Grand Lodge

    The Grand Lodge was commissioned in 1807 to be an impressive main entrance to the park. Built from ashlar sandstone it is a triumphal arch with ...

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  • Townscape

    Most of the conservation area is on level ground, but there is a slope down Millgate Lane, Kingston Road and Stenner Lane where the higher ...

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  • Arts and Humanities Building, MMU

    Application Type: Premises Licence (new) Reference: 249044/DS7 Premises: Arts and Humanities Bldg MMU, Cavendish Street, Manchester Applicant: Manchester Metropolitan University General description of premises as given by the applicant: University ...

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  • Roman Catholic registers

    Roman Catholic registers for our city are held at Lancashire Archives. Central Library also has an incomplete set of microfilm copies for some parishes in ...

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  • Information on Manchester City Council tower blocks

    Following the tragic event at Grenfell in London, we have been working with landlords and others to provide information and reassurance to people living in ...

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  • St John Street and its buildings today

    St John Street has changed in only minor ways since being built. Generally owners have ensured that regular maintenance has preserved the quality of the ...

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  • Judgements and improvement categories

    Judgements on schools 6. The department will not publish League Tables of school pupil performance results (schools will be listed in reports and data sets ...

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  • Townscape

    The upper part of King Street is a wider and more majestic continuation of the earlier portion to the west. Although almost all properties in ...

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  • Growth and Development

    We must continue making sure that our city’s economy continues to grow in the right way and that every resident has the opportunity to play ...

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  • Blackburn Park and its buildings today

    Most of the houses in the park remain largely in their original form. The earlier properties are larger than the later ones, with the exception ...

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  • About ancient monuments

    An ancient monument can be any site considered to be of national archaeological importance and is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument. Nationally, there are ...

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  • Neutral areas

    Each of the rectangular shaped sites contributes to the overall concept of a consistent site depth with a residential building positioned towards the front of ...

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  • Townscape

    In Chorlton Green the buildings are predominantly domestic in scale. There are several shops, four public houses, and a former school. They are grouped around ...

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  • Hackitt Review: early adopter

    What is it? A review was commissioned following the Grenfell Tower Tragedy and an independent review, led by Dame Judith Hackitt, which looked at current Building ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    Although the boundary of Blackburn Park is formed by busy main roads, the area within is relatively quiet and free from the damaging effects of ...

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  • Northern Quarter

    The Northern Quarter is a unique area of the city centre. The area is characterised by its distinctive architecture and converted warehouses. The atmospheric neighbourhood ...

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  • Structural vibration

    Are you worried that vibrations are causing damage to your property? Studies show that little evidence of normal construction, traffic calming features, vehicle movement ...

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  • Townscape

    The Castlefield area has evolved bit by bit over a very long period of time. Innovations have proliferated here and artefacts have been constructed where ...

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  • History

    In medieval times this part of Manchester was open fields to the south of the village of Manchester. There were springs here which provided a ...

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  • Negative factors

    Recent alterations to Normanhurst, such as the introduction of UPVC windows and three extensions have done little to complement the original architectural concept, but each ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is envisaged that small scale development and refurbishment will take place from time to time. The main aim of designation is to ensure that ...

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  • Architectural and historic qualities of the buildings

    The original owner of the land, Samuel Brooks, envisaged from the beginning that Brooklands Road would be a long avenue, lined on either side with ...

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  • Timeline of UDP alteration dates

    1995 UDP adopted 21 July 1998 Proposed alterations on deposit 29 October to 10 December: ...

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  • Architectural and historic qualities of buildings

    By far the most dominant building type in the area is housing, but the architectural forms vary, with terraces, detached and semi-detached properties in evidence. ...

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  • History

    In the year 610 AD, the area was settled by Saxons who cleared it of its oak forest. The small community became a township, and ...

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  • Giving Notice of Marriage / Civil Partnership and Non-European Economic Area Nationals

    For the purposes of giving a notice of marriage or civil partnership, you are a non-EEA national if you are not British and are not ...

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  • Advantages for Building Owners and Estate Managers

    Impartial and always AccountableThe Local Authority remains accountable due to its public status and is not profit motivated.By using Local Authority Building Control, owners demonstrate ...

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  • Remembering together

    The second anniversary of the 22 May 2017 Manchester Arena terror attack will be marked with a civic memorial service at St Ann’s church at ...

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  • Introduction

    Northenden Village is situated approximately six and half miles south of Manchester city centre, on the south bank of the River Mersey. The conservation area, which was designated ...

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  • Neighbourhood Profile Reports

    The profile reports for each neighbourhood area are listed below: Ancoats & Clayton and Bradford Ardwick and Longsight Cheetham and Crumpsall Chorlton, Fallowfield and Whalley Range Didsbury (East & West), Burnage and Chorlton Park Fallowfield ...

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  • Smithfield and its buildings today

    Historically, the predominant building type was food markets. Few of these are still standing, and those that are have been converted to other uses. Principal ...

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  • Local records

    The main local sources about the Second World War are listed. The references will take you to the relevant page on our archives catalogue. To view the ...

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  • Transcript of climate action animation

    Combating climate change is a race against the clock. We haven’t just woken up to this issue. Back in 2009 we played an integral role when residents, ...

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  • The circuit system

    The circuit system was established in the early days of Methodism, when ordained Methodist ministers were scarce. A minister would be appointed to a group ...

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  • Introduction

    The character of this conservation area, which is one of two in Manchester that consists of a single road, is partly established by the similarity ...

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  • What you can borrow

    You are able to borrow: up to 8 books (3 week loan) up to 4 e-audio books (3 week loan) up to 5 eBooks (3 week loan) up to 9 CDs (1 week ...

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  • NOMA

    Transformational development continues to be delivered at NOMA, the Co-operative Group’s former estate located at the northern gateway to the city centre. The NOMA neighbourhood ...

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  • Civic Quarter

    The regeneration of Manchester’s Civic Quarter, at the core of the regional centre and containing some of its most significant buildings, is pivotal to the ...

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  • History

    The conservation area is centred on the Town Hall and the Square itself. The decision to create the space and build both the Town Hall ...

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  • Great Jackson Street

    The Great Jackson Street development has transformed the skyline of Manchester. Located at the southern side of the city centre, the emerging neighbourhood at Great ...

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  • History

    In the middle of the 19th century the Albert Park area was occupied by fields and farmsteads in the townships of Didsbury and Withington. There ...

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  • Withington and its buildings today

    The village centre of Withington is characterised by buildings with shops on the ground floor and one or two storeys of storage or offices above. ...

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  • Introduction

    The Albert Park conservation area is situated approximately four miles south of Manchester city centre, in West Didsbury. It is principally an area of housing ...

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  • Local Land Charges Register - LLC1

    What is the Local Land Charges Register? The Local Land Charges Register is maintained by all Metropolitan, City, Unitary and District Councils in England and Wales ...

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  • Trees

    The square in Parsonage Gardens is one of the greenest spaces in the city centre, which gives it a special charm and character. The density ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is envisaged that small-scale development and refurbishment will take place from time to time. The main aim of designation is to ensure that the ...

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  • Shop security

    Shop security is as relevant in this conservation area as in other parts of the city centre. Elsewhere the use of solid shutters on the ...

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  • Trees

    Stevenson Square conservation area has very few trees, but we think there could be more. We plan to refurbish the Square, and this may involve ...

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  • Townscape

    The houses in Victoria Park are large and are set in spacious grounds. Several of the roads are laid out in gently undulating curves, whilst ...

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  • School place appeals

    If you do not get your preferred school, and you think there are important reasons why your child should go there, you can appeal to ...

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  • Buying and who to contact

    Buying takes place at different levels within the organisation and we have a central corporate team that provides advice and support. If you want to supply ...

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  • Details of permitted development

    What is permitted development? Permitted Development rights enable certain alterations and extensions to be made to a dwelling, and also work to be ...

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  • Shop security

    Shop security is as relevant in this conservation area as in other parts of the city centre. The use of solid shutters on the outside ...

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  • Civil Partnership Ceremonies at Approved Religious Premises

    It is possible to hold civil partnership ceremonies in religious buildings. The venue must have applied for, and been given, approval to hold civil partnership ceremonies. (Please ...

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  • Appealing a decision to Exclude

    Parents may appeal against a school’s decision to exclude. Information on how to appeal will be included in the exclusion letter sent out to parents. ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is envisaged that small-scale development and refurbishment will take place from time to time. The main aim of designation is to ensure that the ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Chorltonville is aimed at encouraging development which ensures the continued prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural and ...

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  • Trees

    Although an urban location, this conservation area has several small areas planted with trees, some nearly mature as in Spinningfields, but the majority are relatively ...

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  • Shop security

    Shop security is as relevant in this conservation area as in other parts of the city centre, but the use of solid shutters on the ...

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  • Mayfield

    Mayfield will facilitate transformational change at the eastern gateway of the city centre close to Piccadilly Station. The 20 acre site provides the opportunity to ...

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  • Trees

    Smithfield conservation area has a limited number of trees growing within its boundaries. The greatest concentration occurs around the housing now occupying the south-east third ...

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  • First Street

    First Street has emerged as one of Manchester’s most vibrant new neighbourhoods. Phased development has delivered an innovative blend of culture, leisure, retail and office ...

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  • Negative factors

    Individual elements, such as concrete boundary walls to the bowling club on Hulmes Road and the general loss of original boundary walls to other properties, ...

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  • St Mary's Parsonage Consultation

    This consultation closed May 8 2020. We remain committed to consulting with all stakeholders with an interest in the SRF for St Mary’s Parsonage. As your ...

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  • Shop security

    Shop security is as relevant in this conservation area as in other parts of the city centre, but the use of solid shutters on the ...

    Relevance: 9%

  • Shop security

    Shop security is as relevant in this conservation area as the city centre, but the use of solid shutters on the outside of shopfronts has ...

    Relevance: 9%

  • Trees

    Trees in the Shudehill conservation area are largely confined to a small pocket in the centre, where they provide soft cover for car parks. Tress ...

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  • Negative factors

    The removal of original boundary walls, gateposts and their replacement with weakly detailed fencing or railings generally throughout the area is a significant loss to ...

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  • What counts as state aid?

    These count as state aid: state grants interest rate relief tax relief tax credits state guarantees or holdings state provision of goods or services on preferential terms direct subsidies tax exemptions preferential interest rates guarantees ...

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  • Helpful tips for your application

    To enable us to begin processing your search application on the day of receipt see the tips below: Always send one completed set of LLC1 and ...

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  • Trees

    Trees in Gore Brook Valley help to create the semi-rural character of this conservation area. Many of them are now fully mature and create a ...

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  • Trees

    All trees in conservation areas are protected by legislation. Those planted in the gardens and pavements of the Whalley Range conservation area have matured and ...

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  • Carer's discount

    In some circumstances, we do not count a live-in carer when adding up the number of people in a property. If just you and your carer live in your home, ...

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  • Smithy Lodge

    ul.a { list-style:square url("http://www.manchester.gov.uk/site/styles/css img/icon arrow.gif"); } The eight-sided Smithy Lodge was the first gatehouse to the park, designed in 1806. The name comes from Blacksmiths shops that ...

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  • About the register of current applications

    Our register contains all applications that are currently open for consultation. Unfortunately, it does take time from the day of receiving the application to validate it, ...

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  • Free school meals

    Coronavirus: information about help with food costs while schools are closed. If your child qualifies and their school is in Manchester, you can  Apply for free school meals You'll need ...

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  • Order for Eccleshall Street, Oldfield Street and Bebbington Street, Clayton

    On 2 September 2016 we made a Public Space Protection Order (Eccleshall Street, Oldfield Street and Bebbington Street, Clayton) under the Anti-Social ...

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  • Cisco online courses

    Looking for a career in IT? Enrol in new CISCO NetAcad free online courses and progress your career. Manchester Libraries, in partnership with Cisco NetAcad, provide self-paced ...

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  • Greater Manchester 5 Year Environment Plan 2019-24

    In 2019 Greater Manchester set out its first 5 year environment plan. The plan sets out the long-term environmental vision – to be carbon neutral ...

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  • Main objectives

    During this consultation, we would like your input to make sure that key objectives set in 2016 are consistent with your priorities for future development of ...

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  • Cathedral and the surrounding buildings today

    Dedicated to St Mary, St George and St Denys, the Cathedral is a notable example of the perpendicular-Gothic style of architecture. Its present form owes ...

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  • Trees

    The trees in Victoria Park are of paramount importance in establishing the character of the conservation area. Many are fully mature and create the effect ...

    Relevance: 9%

  • EU Settlement Scheme - Identity verification service

    We are not able to provide this service until further notice, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.  We are one of the Local Authorities providing identity document scanning ...

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  • Didsbury East, Didsbury West, Burnage and Chorlton Park

    There are currently five Children’s Centres in this area, these are: Didsbury Park (East) Didsbury West Burnage Chorlton Park ...

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  • Introduction

    The area of Ancoats lies just outside the city centre, immediately to the north of Great Ancoats Street. The principal buildings are the massive cotton ...

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  • Bailey's Wood

    Bailey's Wood is one of Manchester's few remaining semi-natural ancient woodlands. Surrounded by the buildings of the former Booth Hall Children's Hospital, and the neighbouring ...

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  • Our Performance Explained

    The City Council has recently introduced a new telephone system to improve access to all services. Monitoring has taken place and reports are now available ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Our Town Hall project gets final go-ahead

    A major project to safeguard and protect  the 140-year-old Manchester Town Hall has been given the go-ahead. Find full details of the Our Town Hall project ...

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  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is not envisaged that any major development will take place in the foreseeable future; indeed the main aim of designation is to ensure that ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • History

    The area now occupied by St. Ann's Square was once known as Acresfield. The earliest record of this field, which comprised four large 'Lancashire acres', ...

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  • Working with other organisations

    We work closely with a range of organisations including universities and research institutes, voluntary and community groups, the health sector, housing providers and cultural organisations ...

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  • Empty property and business rates

    From the date that a property becomes empty, we do not charge business rates on: business property for the first three months industrial and warehouse properties for ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Developing your business continuity plan

    A Business Continuity Plan (BCP) should record how you will respond to an emergency or a disruption. Although you need to be aware of specific risks and deal ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Town Hall tours are back by popular demand

    A series of Town Hall tours has been extended to give more people of all ages the chance to look behind the scenes at Manchester’s ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Positive impacts of the changes

    Public Service Hub The new design of the public service hub is just one element of the work that is happening to improve the ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Contribution of green spaces

    The size, shape and position of the plots on which the houses in Brooklands Road were built are vital to the character of this conservation ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Crab Lane and its buildings today

    Crab Lane is an important landmark in the history of Manchester. Having once been an independent settlement it was bypassed by the Industrial revolution. This ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • A thriving and sustainable city

    Manchester’s economy and employment offer continues to grow, broaden and diversify. The city’s growth sectors continue to feature business, financial and professional services, and cultural, ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Art and culture for older people

    There are lots of ways to get involved with arts and culture such as theatre, galleries, museums and orchestras. It can improve your sense of well-being, physical ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Parks

    Last updated 09.50am Thursday 16 July These facilities are now open in all parks across the city: Tennis courts Multi-use games areas BMX and skate parks Angling / fishing Athletic tracks Heaton Park ...

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  • Polling district and polling place review – have your say

    Manchester residents are being asked for their views on where they vote. A consultation is taking place asking local people for their views and comments about ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Our Town Hall

    The Town Hall closed in January 2018 so that work can begin on the Our Town Hall Project. At the very heart of the city, Manchester’s Grade ...

    Relevance: 8%

  • Consultation on polling districts and polling places

    This consultation ended on Friday 8 December 2017. Following the review, the final proposals in respect of polling districts and polling places were approved by Council ...

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  • Taxi Licensing: applications update

    Pending applications We cannot deal with enquiries about pending applications so please do not call us: we will acknowledge applications when received, and get in touch when ...

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  • What we are proposing

    This consultation has now closed. Castlefield Campus in Hulme is an Emotional, Behavioural and Social Difficulties day school. We are committed to creating a happy, safe ...

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  • Control of development

    Development control in Old Broadway is aimed at encouraging development which ensures the continued prosperity of the area whilst paying attention to its special architectural ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • For schools

    Our education programmes are available: Monday to Friday 10.30am to 12.30; and 1.30pm to 3.30pm They're suitable for Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 and 2 children. Available for up ...

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  • Contribution of green spaces

    As identified earlier, the spatial characteristics of the area are determined by the street pattern. The trees and garden hedges to the front of properties ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • St Michael's and Angel Meadow

    Located on the site of the former St Michael's Church which was once described as "the ugliest church in Manchester " the site and area ...

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  • Giving notice of marriage

    See additional information on marriage of same sex couples. By law you have to give a notice of marriage, which is a formal declaration of your ...

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  • Weeds

    We are responsible for weed control on public land, which includes roads, pavements, kerbs, grids (gully), footpaths, parks and cemeteries. Weeds can affect the overall appearance of ...

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  • Giving notice of Civil Partnership

    You may also be interested in information on marriage of same sex couples Giving notice of Civil Partnership Civil Partnership is now available for both same sex and ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • Important News

    Please note that the mobile library street-stop service has now ended. Our research has shown that a large number of street-stop mobile library customers ...

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  • Health and wellbeing support for older people

    Listed below are some valuable and up to date resources for your health needs, including those targeted towards older people. NHS Choices - large source of information ...

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  • Manchester Science Park Strategic Regeneration Framework Update: August 2018

    What it’s about: At the November 2018 Executive, we approved in principle an updated Strategic Regeneration Framework to help guide the regeneration of the Manchester Science ...

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  • End of Year Summary 2018/2019

    Latest News Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee – End of Year Summary 2018/2019 Over the previous 12 months the Resources and Governance Scrutiny Committee has continued to ...

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  • Designing and Building the Central Library

    For a number of reasons, including the outbreak of World War I, there was no further progress on a new building until 1926, when a ...

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  • The Town Hall

    Our objectives:  At the very beginning of the project, we set out eight objectives, which now form the basis of our decisions and help us to ...

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  • Commemorating the battle of Manchester Hill - 21 March 1918

    The Defence of Manchester Hill battle isn’t as well-known as others that took place in the First World War, but is a proud and important ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • History

    The 1848 tithe map shows the whole of the Ballbrook conservation area as open fields. Ball Brook, which provides the area's name, was a small ...

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  • The area and its buildings today

    It is the setting of the houses, with grass verges and tree-lined roads which gives Chorltonville its special garden village character. Isolated from traffic noise, ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • Contribution of green spaces

    Within the street-dominated part of the conservation area most of the trees evident from the roads are those planted in private gardens, although some street ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • Manchester Climate Change Agency

    The Manchester Climate Change Agency was established in 2015 and is responsible for overseeing and promoting climate change action in the city. The Manchester Climate ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • Facilities in the park

    Athletics track Children's play area: mixed age Community Farm contact number 0161 946 0726 Courtyard Café - open weekends only October to March and 7 days a week from April ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • Ants

    Black garden ant actual size 4mm General information: Garden ants are usually found during spring and summer months outdoors in lawns , flower beds, beneath paving slabs ...

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  • Origins and development

    As with much of the City of Manchester, development in this area took place as a consequence of the rapid increase in the industrialisation of ...

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  • Arrangements for dealing with complaints about Councillors

    1. Introduction 1.1 This procedure applies when a complaint is received that a Member, or Voting Co-opted Member of Manchester City Council or Ringway Parish Council has or ...

    Relevance: 7%

  • Albert Park and its buildings today

    Five nearly parallel roads - Burton Road, Northen Grove and Cresswell Grove, Clyde Road, Old Lansdowne Road and Palatine Road - form the basic structure ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Red commemorative plaques

    The following red commemorative plaques have been erected in Manchester: Pan African Conference, Chorlton Town Hall, Chorlton-on-Medlock Nuclear Free City, Town Hall, Albert Square Nuclear Free Zone, Town ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Interactive Proposals Map

    The Interactive Proposals Map shows both Core Strategy and extant Unitary Development Plan (UDP) policies. The policy numbers in the list of UDP policies shown ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • History

    By 1741 High Street, a field path linking Market Street Lane (now Market Street) and Shudehill, had become an important thoroughfare. Oldham Street, named after ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • House mice

    House mouse (mus muscullus) actual size 7-9cm General information: Mice in your property tend to be found where there is a food source and moisture. The food ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Copies, print outs and reproduction

    Copies, print outs Costs for copies and print outs are listed on our fines and charges page. Photography Some items are too fragile to be copied. You're welcome to use your ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Why are we consulting on a PSPO?

    A PSPO allows the Council to introduce new measures to reduce antisocial behaviour in the city centre. As well as enforcement, there would be a ...

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  • Progress on priorities and spending overview: Homelessness

    We’ve increased our budget aimed at reducing the number of people becoming homeless, and supporting those who are, to £13.375m for 2019/20. This is £4.6m ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • History

    The area that is now Piccadilly Gardens, beyond the south-west side of the Stevenson Square conservation area, was once the site of the so-called 'daub ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Timescales: what we've been doing

    COVID-19 The impact of the pandemic and subsequent lockdown presented the Our Town Hall Project team with the same complexities faced by sites up and down ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • What changes are being proposed?

    This consultation is now closed We are proposing to regroup our centres into 12 new areas to mirror the way that local health and ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • History

    Prior to the Industrial Revolution, Didsbury was a small agricultural hamlet within the sub-manor of Withington. The earliest recorded reference to it is provided by ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Equality Monitoring

    As a public authority we have a responsibility by law to:   ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Origins and development

    As in many of what are now Manchester's suburbs Chorlton-cum-Hardy was a rural area in the mid 19th century, with only one or two properties ...

    Relevance: 6%

  • Improvement and enhancement

    It is envisaged that small-scale development and refurbishment will take place from time to time. The main aim of the designation of a conservation area ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • Convert your civil partnership to marriage

    You are able to convert your civil partnership to marriage, but only if you registered it in England and Wales, or overseas in a consulate ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • Making a birth registration appointment

    Booking an appointment to register a birth during COVID-19 pandemic At the start of June it was announced that birth registrations could start again, where it ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • Church records

    Methodist churches often went through many changes in name and location, mostly they were named after the street it was on. The society would begin in informally, ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • End of Year Summary 2018/19

    End of Year Summary 2018/19 Over the year, the Children and Young People Scrutiny Committee has considered a wide range of topics relating to the services ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • Rushford Park and its buildings today

    The older houses in Rushford Park are mainly substantial family residences which are either detached, semi-detached or in terraces of three or more. The generous ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • Our publication scheme

    Manchester City Council is committed to openness and transparency. This publication scheme reinforces that commitment by increasing the public’s awareness of the work undertaken within ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • End of Year Summary 2018/19

    End of Year Summary 2018/19 Over the previous 12 months the Neighbourhoods and Environment Scrutiny Committee has continued to examine the many services that are delivered ...

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  • Broadhurst Clough - The Journey so Far

    The historical journey Over the summers of 2003 and 2004, hundreds of local residents took part in Moston's very own archaeological dig. Moston Hall, ...

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  • Zero-Carbon Manchester

    What is the emergency? We declared a climate emergency in July 2019. We did this to show our commitment to responding to the critical challenge posed by ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • History

    In Medieval times, Manchester's growth was centred on the confluence of the rivers Irwell and Irk, around the Parish Church, which is now Manchester Cathedral ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • Discretionary grants for small businesses

    Applications now closed Applications for the discretionary grants for small businesses have now closed. The online form was live for two weeks; from Wednesday 27 May until ...

    Relevance: 5%

  • End of Year Summary 2018/19

    End of Year Summary 2018/19 During the 2018 – 2019 municipal year, the Committee has considered a wide range of issues within its remit, including Community ...

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  • Identified behaviours

    Alcohol: Over the last year a third of arrests in the city centre were recorded as involving alcohol. More arrests in the city centre involve ...

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  • Local newspapers

    We hold a wide range of Manchester newspapers on microfilm on the ground floor of Central Library, including the Manchester Evening News. This list shows which titles ...

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  • ​​​​​​​End of Year Summary 2018/19

    End of Year Summary 2018/19 Over the previous 12 months the Health Scrutiny Committee has continued to examine how the Council and its partners in the ...

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  • End of Year Summary of 2018/19

    End of Year Summary of 2018/19 Over the previous 12 months the Economy Scrutiny Committee has continued to examine a wide range of issues within its ...

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  • Central Library at War

    Central Library staff worked shifts as fire guards during the Second World War. This fire watch logbook describes the minor damage the library sustained on ...

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  • Placements in the combined Legal Services of Manchester and Salford

    Aims and Objectives The combined Legal Services Division is a large in-house practice providing legal advice and representation to all Council Departments, for both Manchester and ...

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  • Arndale Market trader list

    Beauty and grooming American Nail Care provides manicures, pedicures and nail extensions as well as the aftercare that goes with them. They also sell nail jewellery and ...

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  • Statutory register of listed buildings

    Buildings are listed by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) for their special architectural or historic interest. Manchester also has a number of ...

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  • Heaton Park

    Heaton Park is one of the largest municipal parks in Europe and was part of the estate of the Earls of Wilton. It forms 25% ...

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  • Design for access 2

    Manchester City Council's aim is for Manchester to be recognised as the most accessible city in Europe and we are committed to improving access for ...

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  • Dangerous Buildings

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  • Street naming and numbering

    The address of a property is an important issue. Organisations such as the Post Office, emergency services and the general public need an efficient and ...

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  • Asbestos problems

    Large quantities of asbestos still exist in many buildings. Do NOT try and remove suspect asbestos panels yourself without taking advice! More information on ...

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  • Building control

    Most of our work derives from public safety legislation relating to buildings and events. We interpret our role in a supportive way.We help our customers ...

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  • Town Hall Complex Transformation Project

    The Town Hall Complex Transformation Programme is an ambitious project to transform the Central Library, Town Hall Extension ...

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  • Land charge searches

    This service supports the conveyancing process in relation to the buying and selling of land or buildings, which results in the provision of ...

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  • Health and safety

    We have a responsibility to ensure offices, shops, warehouses, restaurants, pubs, clubs, leisure premises, care homes and private nurseries in Manchester, provide safe and healthy ...

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  • Town Hall - directions

    Manchester Town Hall complex has two buildings - the original Town Hall building (sometimes called the old Town Hall) and the Town Hall Extension. The ...

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  • Heaton Hall open weekend

    The Friends of Heaton Hall offer a rare opportunity to peek inside one of Manchester’s finest Grade 1 listed buildings.

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  • Heaton Hall Open Days

    Take a trip back in time to the 18th century with a tour of the much loved neo-classical property with The Friends of Heaton Hall

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  • Heaton Park Halloween Fun Run

    Take part in this spooky run for a spine-tinglingly different experience.

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  • Communities and Local Government - Building Regulations

    Communities and Local Government is responsible for building regulations, which exist principally to ensure the health and safety of people in and around buildings. The ...

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  • The Planning Inspectorate

    The Planning Inspectorate's main work is the processing of planning and enforcement appeals and holding inquiries into local development plans. They also deal with a ...

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  • English Heritage

    English Heritage make sure that the historic environment of England is properly maintained and cared for. By employing some of the country's very best architects, ...

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  • Local Authority Building Control

    Local Authority Building Control (LABC) is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards in building design and construction. LABC is a publicly accountable, independent building control ...

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