BusinessdeskNW Lunch with Simon Ismail

Simon Ismail, co-founder and director of Salboy, spoke about the founding principles and ambition of the company when he was guest of honour at a high-profile business lunch in Manchester. Hosted by Businessdesk NW in April 2020, Simon was interviewed by editor Michael Riddick in front of an audience of leading figures from the region’s […]

This Green and Pleasant Land

Salford is famous for many things rom being a key player in the industrial revolution and a major port on the Manchester Ship Canal, to opening the world’s first public library and the development of MediaCityUK which has made Salford a major centre of UK media production, the city is constantly making headlines. One recent […]

Best Place to Live in the North West by The Sunday Times

Bollington We already know Bollington is brilliant but now its official – the lovely Cheshire town has just been named the Best Place to Live in the North West by The Sunday Times. It takes top spot in the annual newspaper survey which highlights the town’s independent character as well as the wonderful natural amenities […]

Aiden Byrne to Launch New Restaurant at Blackfriars Development

Developer Salboy has secured top chef Aiden Byrne to open a new restaurant at its Local Blackfriars development in Salford. The new venture will use all three floors of the restored Grade II listed Black Friar pub on the corner of Blackfriars Road and Trinity Way and also incorporates a new single-level glazed building to […]

New Partnership to Deliver Manchester VIADUX Project

Salboy and Ask Real Estate have formed a joint venture partnership to deliver the ambitious Viadux project in Central Manchester. Planning permission for the scheme, on the former Bauer Millet site off Albion Street, is already in place for a 40-storey residential tower and a 14-storey office building that will provide 240,000 sq ft Grade A […]

Salboy to build 500 new homes on the site of the former Manchester Racecourse

Salboy is to build 500 new homes on the site of the former Manchester Racecourse…and in a nod to the past famous names from the racing world will be honoured. Work will start early next year and is expected to create 900 construction jobs over five years. The £100m development will also include a new […]

Blackfriars Apartment Giveaway – Winner Announced

The Winner Is… Wearing a £2.50 pencil skirt from Primark and a borrowed white blouse she arrived for a life-changing job interview at a prestigious firm of international solicitors. The other contenders for the post were men in sharp suits and power dressed women. But Kat Demarchelier Du Bois landed it. The bosses at Addleshaw […]