Is the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework really achievable?

GL Hearn and Property Week gathered experts from across the private and public sectors to discuss how the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework (GMSF) will affect development and whether the region can deliver on its growth ambitions.

The highly anticipated draft of the GMSF sets a 20-year target to deliver 201,000 new homes – but is it realistic?

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 discarded 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.

You can read the full article herereproduced with kind permission from Property Week.