Plans for a £12.5m Veterans Care Village at Broughton House in Salford have been approved.
Work on the ambitious scheme is due to start early in 2018 after Salford City Council gave it the go-ahead. Plans were submitted in July following public consultation.
Broughton House is the only home for ex-servicemen and women in the north west and in 2016 celebrated its centenary.
The redevelopment of the two-acre site will be partially paid for through a £3m grant from LIBOR funding, a government initiative to redistribute the proceeds of banking fines. Fundraising by Broughton House is ongoing.Read more