Bickershaw Colliery

Interim Client and Design Award

Project Team

Client: Taylor Wimpey Manchester
Designer: Taylor Wimpey Manchester

Project summary

The Pennington Wharf site is built on land formerly occupied by Bickershaw colliery, which closed in 1992. The HCA has spent £18m carrying out large scale remediation and infrastructure works, which has created a platform for developers.The development will create 471 high quality, sustainable and spacious 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes over next 8 years, as well as a range of community buildings, a superb marina, cafe, community centre, office and plans for a family pub and shop.

In January 2015, a press release about this project was published on the gov.uk website.

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