Neville and Giggs’ St Michael’s skyscrapers would be ‘own goal’ for Manchester

The planned £200m St Michael’s skyscrapers in Manchester backed by former United stars Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs would harm the city’s unique heritage and damage its historic core, according to the Government agency Historic England.

Objecting to the plan, which includes 153 apartments at Jackson’s Row and the demolition of the historic Abercromby pub, the 1930s Bootle Street police station and the 1950s synagogue, the agency said the development would aggressively “jar against the grand civic ... For the full story register now for free or login below...