UKCW 2018

NEC BIRMINGHAM   09-11 OCTOBER 2018

CE

As featured in CE

Manchester’s tower boom shows no sign of slowing after Renaker Build submitted plans for two new towers next to its Owen Street cluster.

The Manchester residential high-rise specialist is now planning to build 51-storey and 21-storey residential blocks in the Great Jackson Street district.

Its 1.6ha Crown Gate site fronts Chester Road, Mancunian Way and Deansgate Interchange roundabout. Both buildings will be linked by a podium building, with the full scheme offering over 660 flats for rent.

DQ Investments, a subsidiary of Renaker Build, already has several major scheme on the go in Salford and Manchester.

These include Owen Street, Chester Road in Manchester, and Exchange Court in Salford City Centre, which forms part of the Greengate masterplan.

The latest scheme, called Crown Gate phase 1, has been designed by architect SimpsonHaugh with Yorkshire-based DP Squared providing structural engineering and Beechfield Consulting Engineers M&E design services.

The secondary grid is created in the centre projecting bays, this is finished in back pained glass with a bronze tone. Purge vent panels are also proposed comprising a perforate metal sheet flanked by clear glass.

 

Source: Construction Enquirer

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