£2m upgrade for Manchester town hall

MANCHESTER City Council is facing a £2.2m bill for "urgent" repairs at its grade I-listed town hall.

The town hall extension and the neighbouring Central Library have recently undergone a major renovation, but the original town hall in Albert Square was not included in these works.

According to a council document prepared ahead of an executive meeting this week, the town hall, and Albert Square, have never had a "comprehensive repairs, maintenance and upgrade programme".

It added: "Earlier this year, in... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com 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...