WSP appointed to next phase of Manchester Metrolink extension

Posted 16:00, 19 Jul 2017
By: Anita Morris

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), MPact Thales (MPT) and WSP have signed on the dotted line as work continues on Metrolink’s latest expansion. The award-winning collaboration will see MPT – a consortium of Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales design and construct the extension to the intu Trafford Centre via Trafford Park, while WSP will continue […]

New David Hockney Gallery opens at Cartwright Hall to celebrate artist’s 80th birthday

Posted 16:00, 07 Jul 2017
By: Anita Morris

A new gallery, The David Hockney Gallery, opens today, 7 July, at Cartwright Hall, Bradford, to celebrate the artist with a new permanent exhibition. Jill Iredale, Curator at Cartwright Hall, was given exclusive access to David Hockney in this, his 80th year, and worked closely with the artist’s studio to create a permanent display that unearths […]

International tennis stars line up for Aegon Ilkley Trophy

Posted 10:00, 20 Jun 2017
By: Anita Morris

The world of elite international tennis has returned to the Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club [ILTSC] for the third time, this week (17 – 25 June 2017), for the annual Aegon Ilkley Trophy.  The prize money on offer for the 2017 winners has more than doubled since last year to $250,000 and, due to […]