Developer Capital & Centric has got the planning approval for start its £60m mixed-use community project at Weir Mill in Stockport. The developer is planning to create a new life in the town centre site with a 253 flats scheme, in which 87 within the existing mill buildings and 167 in the two new buildings.
The commercial space includes 24,000 sq ft including the West Shed, that will become a new indoor space with exposed brick, vaulted arches & sky lights. The two-year construction programme will start in early 2022.
Adam Higgins, the co-founder of Capital & Centric, said: “This is a huge moment for Stockport town centre. We’re going to create something very special here. The reality is that this stunning historic mill, parts of which date back as far as the late 1700s, were at risk of being lost forever. It’s brilliant that, thanks to Stockport’s support, we can not only save Weir Mill, but make it one of the main storylines in Stockport’s next chapter.“