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Stockport Exchange is one of the North West’s newest business hubs. Being developed in Stockport town centre, Stockport Exchange combines premium office space, a 115 bed Holiday Inn Express hotel all set around high quality public realm. Work on phase 2 of the development has begun and is due for completion in late 2016.

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Merseyway is Stockport’s main shopping destination, anchoring the town centre and attracting millions of visitors a year. Stockport Council has recently bought the centre and plans significant investment to ensure the centre continues to grow and be successful in the future.

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New homes are being built across Stockport, including within the town centre. Work by the Council, its development and registered provider partners, and the Homes & Communities Agency, will see at least 1,100 new houses built over the coming years, including a new urban village in the Hopes Carr and Covent Garden area of the town centre and over 270 new homes within Brinnington.

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£11m is being invested into creating a new industrial estate is being built close to Stockport town centre. Aurora Stockport will transform an 18 acre site into a 145,000 sq ft industrial park creating hundreds of new jobs locally.

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£7m is being invested in the regeneration of the historic Market Place and Underbanks into a vibrant hub for independent retailers, the creative industries and quality food and drink.

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Stockport will benefit from a £73m investment to improve town centre access and circulation. Work on these improvements is already well underway. A £42m transport interchange is also proposed.