I have been involved in Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Property and Construction Group for four years since 2015. At the time I was working as Development Director at Salford City Council and was asked to join the group to bring in a public sector angle. The Group is a really interesting mix of principals and advisors in the property and construction sector who are working in Greater Manchester. (more…)

Maple Grove Developments, part of The Eric Wright Group, has announced further lettings to a string of national retailers at its £13million retail development in Hattersley, Tameside.

Home Bargains (15,000 sq ft), Greggs (1,000 sq ft), and Card Factory (1,250 sq ft), have all signed up to Hattersley Retail Park, which secured a reserved matters planning consent in July last year.  The news comes after Lidl announced it was to be the scheme’s anchor, taking a 19,310 sq ft food store along with Costa Coffee who are taking the1,800 sq ft drive-thru. (more…)

Joint venture partners Maple Grove Developments and Trebor Developments have exchanged contracts for the acquisition of a 5.3-acre site in Deeside from Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets (LGIM Real Assets). (more…)

Maple Grove Developments, working in partnership with Blackburn with Darwen Council and Blackburn Cathedral, has announced the submission of a detailed planning application for the second phase of Cathedral Quarter in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Cathedral Square is being developed under the development agreement MGD has with the Council, Blackburn Cathedral and Homes England (2013). (more…)

Maple Grove, the development arm of Eric Wright Group, has announced the appointment of Nik Puttnam as Senior Development Manager and Richard Willacy as Development Project Manager, in a strategic move to support the division’s ongoing growth under the helm of new managing director, Karen Hirst. (more…)

Maple Grove Developments, part of the Eric Wright Group, are proud to be sponsoring of The Buzz Award at the Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards 2018.

The Hive Awards celebrate and reward the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across Blackburn and Darwen.  There are 23 categories ranging from Retail Business Award to Hive Employee of the Year Award. (more…)

Property and construction company, Eric Wright Group, has made a strategic move to strengthen its property businesses by appointing some of the divisional directors to the board as managing directors.

These changes are in Maple Grove Developments, Applethwaite Homes, and Eric Wright Health and Care. It is aimed at strengthening the Property division and ensuring a robust, unique identity for each Group company as part of long-term growth and succession planning. (more…)