GL Hearn forum: is the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework really achievable?

GL Hearn Manchester forum

Last month, GL Hearn gathered experts from across the private and public sectors to discuss how the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework will affect development and whether the region can deliver on its growth ambitions.

The new plan pledges to make a quarter of the new homes ‘affordable’ and the amount of green-belt land earmarked for development has been halved compared with the old version that mayor Andy Burnham binned in 2017.

Ahead of the publication of the final document, GL Hearn gathered leading figures from the private and public sectors in Manchester to explore the extent to which the plan will help or hinder development and whether, in the context of a slowing economy, Greater Manchester can deliver on its ambitions for growth and development.

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