Kamani and Capital&Centric team up on Ancoats Works
The developers are joining forces to create more than 200 homes on a Manchester site previously earmarked for a new headquarters for fashion label Pretty Little Thing.
Kamani Property Group and Capital&Centric have assembled a project team to work up plans for the redevelopment of the Ancoats Works site, located on the corner of Carruthers Street and Pollard Street, close to the Ashton Canal.
BDP, Avison Young, Chroma Consulting and Jenkins Design Services are working on a plan to convert the 1.1-acre site into 202 homes.
BDP and Avison Young are also working with Capital&Centric on the conversion of Weir Mill in Stockport, plans for which are tipped for approval later this week.
At Ancoats Works, the Pollard Street façade is to be retained and the development would also feature commercial space.
The latest proposals are a departure from an earlier scheme put forward for the site.
Plans approved in 2019 proposed creating a 65,000 sq ft headquarters for Boohoo-owned fashion label Pretty Little Thing, founded by Kamani Property Group director Adam Kamani and his brother Umar.
However, those plans were shelved in favour of expanding PLT’s current head office, as revealed by Place North West last year.
The Ancoats Works project is the second scheme that Kamani Property Group and Capital&Centric have worked on together.
Plans for the joint venture’s 118-apartment Swan Street scheme were approved last week.
The developers were approached for comment.