Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dreary . Building Plan

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Dreary . Building Plan

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JUDGING by the artist's impression for the new skyscrapers at Greengate (Plan for 2000 new flats at heart of city August 7) it looks as though Salford Council planners have been dusting down the 1960s architect plans for Pendleton precinct.

C F Tomorrow 24hrs to 6pm C F Similar to the proposed flats destined for another prime gateway site at Regents Road, instead of stylish and innovative buildings destined to become admired iconic additions to the cityscape, it looks as though we are again having to make do with a series of dreary stumps that wouldn't look out of place on a windswept overspill council estate outside Rotherham.

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