Green light expected for Salford apartment blocks and offices

Salford City Council will consider schemes from Bruntwood, Select Property Group and Ask Real Estate at its planning committee meeting next week.

Trinity Riverside, a joint venture between Bruntwood and Select, is due to receive consent for 506 apartments in two buildings of 33 storeys and 16 storeys, on the banks of the River Irwell.

The scheme, which will operate under Select’s Affinity Living brand, is located on New Bailey Street on the riverside footpath that links Spinningfields to Blackfriars Street.

The site is next to Bruntwood’s Riverside development of commercial office and retail space, and the Lowry Hotel.

Denton Corker Marshall is the architect.

The 33-storey building, Affinity Living Riverview, will house 318 apartments while the 16-storey building, Affinity Living Riverside, is made up of 188 apartments. The flats will be for the build-to-rent market and targeted at young professionals.


100 and 101 Embankment


At the same meeting, Ask Real Estate is expected to be granted planning consent for its second office within the Greengate development area, 100 Embankment.

Designed by Flanagan Lawrence, the 164,000 sq ft building is the sister office to 101 Embankment, due to complete in September, delivered by a joint venture between Ask Real Estate, Carillion and Tristan Capital Partners.

100 Embankment will have eight floors of offices near to Manchester Cathedral and Manchester Victoria train station. The foundations for the building have already been completed as part of the phase one works which will enable it to be delivered within a reduced build programme.

Start on site is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017, with completion due in 2018.

Salford City Council’s planning committee is due to meet on Thursday 8 July.

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