Band on the Wall Cocozza building

Manchester Building News

Manchester building news – incl expansion plans for iconic venue Band on the Wall ; Oldham Town building renewal ; Cornbrook Works, Trafford ; and Angel Meadow skyscraper building, 41-storey skyscraper proposal on northern fringe of city centre.

Manchester Airports Terminal

Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2 Transformation

£1bn expansion of Manchester Airport’s Terminal 2 by architects Benoy starts. Benoy’s Team will be delivering the Interior Concept Design for the International Departure Lounge for the scheme which has been described as the biggest single construction project to take place in Greater Manchester.

Maggie’s Oldham |

Maggie’s Oldham Building

Maggie’s Oldham building designed by dRMM architects shortlisted for the Wood Awards 2017. It is the world’s first permanent building built with hardwood cross-laminated timber (CLT). It complements encology clinical care offered by the hospital.

The Point, Manchester, building by BDP

Manchester Architecture Tours

Manchester Architecture Tours, buildings by Mecanoo, Libeskind, Calatrava, Ando, Ian Simpson Architects and many more – info on booking an architecture guide for building walks around this city – Manchester walking tours

Manchester Piccadilly Gardens Landscape design by Urban Edge Architecture |

Manchester Piccadilly Gardens

Demolition of concrete pavilion by Tadao Ando, the only building by this celebrated Japanese architect in the UK. Manchester City Council desire to “refresh” Piccadilly Gardens, a green space in the city centre. The pavilion building and controversial wall will be replaced by larger glass and timber structure designed by Urban Edge.

Chapel Street Regeneration Buildings Salford |

Chapel Street Regeneration in Salford

Design proposal by OMI Architects to form two groups of buildings straddling a new public square. The development opens a pedestrian route from Chapel Street to the New Bailey area, Spinningfields and Manchester city centre. 375 apartments and 870sqm of commercial & retail space.

Timekeepers Square

Timekeepers Square Townhouses in Salford

Architect: Buttress

The strategic plan for Timekeepers Square, therefore, has been to create clearly defined rows of terraces that relate in a sensitive and contemporary manner to neighbouring Georgian terraces, responding to them in height, massing, and rhythm.

XYZ Spinningfields Manchester office building

XYZ Spinningfields

Design: Cartwright Pickard, Architects

Speculative ten-storey, workspace building commissioned by Allied London. The design is specifically aimed at the fast expanding TMT (technology, media and telecommunications), a highly ‘agile’ speculative commercial office, also acting as a community hub.

Chetham's Music School, Manchester building |

Chetham’s Music School, Manchester

The brief for Stephenson: ISA Studio was to create a unique contemporary new building for the musical and academic teaching facilities, providing a state-of-the-art environment which will be a fitting platform for the students.