Offices and restaurant planned for masonic hall

MANCHESTER’S Grade II listed Freemason's Hall is being sold to property developers who plan to turn it into a business and conference centre with space for offices and a restaurant.

A joint venture between Ford Campbell Property Investments and Stephen Cliff's Vision Developments has taken a 999-year lease on the building in Bridge Street.

The freemasons will retain the freehold and continue operate in refurbished rooms on the third floor. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

The developers plan to ref... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...