Three big decisions on new developments in Manchester were made at the town hall this week. A controversial plan for student housing in Hulme was knocked back by the planning committee for a fourth time in 18 months.
Plans for new industrial units at the former Ferranti factory site in Wythenshawe which involved building on the green belt were also rejected.
However, plans for more than 250 homes in Ancoats were given the green light. Here are the big decisions made at Manchester council's planning committee meeting on Thursday (November 16). READ MORE: The 'shocking' failures which left mum and three young kids stuck in 'uninhabitable home' full of damp and rot READ MORE: Today's top Manchester Evening News stories Controversial plans for student housing in Hulme have been rejected for a fourth time in 18 months.
Manchester council's planning committee has knocked back the development at the former Gamecock pub in Boundary Lane. It comes after developer Curlew removed a further two storeys from the design, making it 30 pc smaller than the 13-storey block that was first proposed in May 2021.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk