Glenbrook’s £60m Cornbrook tops out
The developer has topped out the two 15-storey towers it is building between Chester Road and Cornbrook Metrolink station, and says it is on track to complete the scheme by the end of 2020.
The 235,000 sq ft, 280-apartment scheme in Manchester is being built by contractor Graham, which started on scheme in August 2018.
The blocks comprise 98 one-bedroom, 168 two-bedroom and 14 three-bedroom apartments.
The development includes a ground floor retail unit and public realm at the front of Chester Road. There will also be a rooftop tenants lounge, gym, studio and outside running track.
Pedestrian links are being improved around the site as part of the scheme.
Danny Roberts, senior project manager at Glenbrook, said: “This project sees the transformation of a disused industrial site into a highly sustainable development that will spearhead further regeneration in this area of Manchester.”
Stephen Van Den Hoek, operations director at Graham, added: “Cornbrook is our third significant residential tower building for Glenbook, following the completion of the Trilogy and Duet buildings last year. We are looking forward to celebrating the addition of another landmark building to Manchester’s skyline.”
The scheme is funded by Barings Real Estate and designed by Sheppard Robson architects.