With the grain: Construction starts next month on a site next to Leeds’ grade I-listed Corn Exchange where Welbeck Land is developing four storeys of apartments above shops and cafes. Architect Allford Hall Monaghan Morris’ design responds to the Victorian townscape with a chequerboard of faïence, or tin-glazed, panels. The main contractor is Allenbuild Turner with Total Project Integration as project manager, Peter Brett Associates as structural engineer, John Brady Associates as services engineer and Murdoch Green Kensalls as QS.