WC/PIL – South of Hindley Mixed-use Development – Manchester - Project Profile
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The Wigan Council (WC) and Peel Investments Ltd (PIL) are jointly undertaking the South of Hindley Mixed-use Development project in Wigan, Greater Manchester, the UK.
The project involves the construction of mixed-use facilities on a site area of 112ha with a development area of 70ha.
The project includes the construction of a 2,000-home residential facility, office buildings on 13ha of land, east-west link road, public open space, retail facilities, parking and other related facilities, and the installation of safety and security systems.
The proposed new link road through the site will connect the A58 Liverpool Road and the A578 Leigh Road at its junction with the North Leigh development site.
Following a competitive tender process, in January 2015, a consortium led by Hyder Consulting was appointed to prepare a master plan and an outline planning application for the project. The consortium comprises GVA Manchester's planning, development and regeneration (PDR) team and landscape architect Randall Thorp.
The scope of Hyder Consulting is to provide multi-disciplinary services for site investigation, site infrastructure, ecology and cultural heritage, drainage and flood risk and landscape architecture, landscape and visual impact assessment and green infrastructure.
The scope of GVA is to provide residential and commercial market intelligence; retail impact and need assessment; demographic analysis; viability and affordability; socio-economic impact assessment and development management and town planning.
The scope of Randall Thorp is to advise on the residential aspect of the project.
In October 2016, public consultation was initiated and an outline planning application is scheduled to be submitted by April 2017.
Planning activities are underway, construction of 2,000 homes in which 750 homes are anticipated to be completed by 2026.
The project involves the construction of mixed-use facilities on a site area of 112ha with a development area of 70ha in Wigan, Greater Manchester, the UK.
The US$415 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 2,000-home residential facility
2. Construction of office buildings on 13ha of land