Heritage group cries foul over footballer’s property plans for Ancoats

The proposed scheme
A heritage group has cried foul over property plans by Manchester City and Belgium defender Vincent Kompany. Together with property tycoon Nathan Ezair, he owns M4nchester Two Ltd, which submitted plans for 75 luxury flats in Ancoats, which were approved by the council yesterday. The nine-storey development is situated on the site of the former 1950s electrical works on Bengal Street, synonymous with the area's former cotton industry. The developers want to demolish the former electrical works to make way for the project, whi... For the full story register now for free or login below...