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Greater Manchester Chamber has announced the six developments shortlisted for the 2018 Building of the Year Award.

The following construction projects have been shortlisted:

• Mackie Mayor
• No 1 Spinningfield
• Ordsall Chord
• The Christie, Proton Beam Therapy Centre
• The Pavilion, The Field (Spinningfields)
• Timekeepers Square

Diane Elebert Morgan, Property & Construction Group Manager at Greater Manchester Chamber, said: “We had lots of great entries this year, which reflects the strength of Greater Manchester’s construction sector.

“The shortlisted developments show the huge range of major projects that are taking place across our region and choosing a winner will be tough.”

Previous winners of the Building of the Year Award include Oldham Town Hall and Maggie’s Manchester at The Christie Hospital.

The Building of the Year Award will be presented at the Chamber’s Property & Construction Annual Dinner on 4th October. The Apprentice of the Year Award will also be presented during the event. Last year over 400 delegates attended this celebration of the industry. For more information on the dinner, email events@gmchamber.co.uk.

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Press Contact:

Simon Cronin, Membership Communications Manager 0161 393 4335 simon.cronin@gmchamber.co.uk

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK, providing business support to approximately 4,500 members who collectively employ 446,000 people, around one-third of Greater Manchester’s workforce.

Recognised as a leader in its field, Greater Manchester Chamber’s reputation in government circles has grown locally and nationally. At the heart of the area of greatest economic intensity outside London and the South East, the Chamber is the primary body for business support, policy, representation and networking.
The Chamber is an independent, not-for-profit private company and its aim is to support businesses and help create the best climate for the region to prosper. This is achieved by ensuring that those taking decisions on key issues such as transport, taxation and business regulation hear the voice of our members. The representation of our members’ views is central to the work of the policy team at the Chamber; these views are gathered in a range of ways including our local councils, policy committees, sector councils, the main Chamber council, focus groups, meetings with politicians and consultations.

The Chamber also offers a range of networking forums across Greater Manchester, free as part of membership, plus a variety of other events and services designed to benefit specific sectors or individuals and help businesses to grow.