Agreement reached on Brunswick regeneration

The S4B development partnership has reached agreement on how it will develop the £100m Brunswick regeneration scheme in east Manchester following its appointment as preferred bidder.

The partnership, led by fund manager Equitix-led and including Galliford Try and Contour Homes, says the scheme will provide 522 new homes as well as new community facilities, including an extra care centre and retail units. Additionally, extensive infrastructure works and remodelling will be carried out.

Repairs and maintenance contractor Mears will refurbish a further 654 homes and provide ongoing facilities management services under the project, which is due to start early next year.

Galliford Try chief executive Greg Fitzgerald said: “We are very pleased to reach agreement with Manchester City Council, our consortium partners and other project stakeholders to secure what will be an important regeneration project for Greater Manchester.”

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