Long-awaited plans to build 223 homes on a retail park on the edge of Rochdale town centre have been submitted. Developer Willmott Dixon has applied for planning permission on behalf of Rochdale council for Central Retail Park off Drake Street.
Earlier this year council announced it would bring the project forward after Manchester-based developer Capital&Centric pulled out of the scheme, saying Rochdale’s plans 'didn’t hold true to our vision'.
A total of 81 townhouses and 142 apartments could be built on the six acre plot. Read more: Redevelopment of Deansgate's sprawling Victorian behemoth could be a glimpse into the future of Manchester city centre The council bought the site for £13.2m in 2018 and announced plans to develop it under its Rail Corridor Strategy for the area around Rochdale railway station.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk