Base Manchester Roof Terrace Event Space 2

Science Park £21m tech hub breaks ground

Sarah Townsend

Work has begun to knock down the Base building near the University of Manchester on Oxford Road and replace it with a five-storey, 91,000 sq ft workspace for computer engineering, manufacturing, science and technology companies.

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Westfields tops out FEC towers

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Neil Tague

Contractor Westfields Construction has reached the highest point at The Gate and The Stile residential buildings at developer Far East Consortium’s £200m Meadowside development in Manchester.

MMU Faculty Of Science And Engineering

January start for MMU science campus

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Sarah Townsend

Construction services firm Bowmer + Kirkland has been appointed as the main contractor to build Manchester Metropolitan University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering, and to refurbish the John Dalton complex.

Hyphen Mosley Street

Russell WBHO completes Hyphen refurb 

Daniel Whelan

The contractor has finished refurbishing 51,000 sq ft of offices at Boultbee Brooks Real Estate’s Mosley Street building in Manchester, having replaced now-defunct Styles & Wood last year. 

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Fresh funding boost for The Factory

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Sarah Townsend

The under-construction Manchester arts venue has received £21m from the Department for Culture, Media & Sport and Arts Council England, intended to help offset a string of challenges that have led to mounting costs and project delays.

Smithfield Site

Barton & Redman secures Smithfield consent

Neil Tague

Russell WBHO is to build a 90,000 sq ft chilled warehouse at the fruit & vegetable supplier’s East Manchester base to facilitate the company’s expansion.

Sir Henry Royce First Pic

Balfour Beatty picked for Henry Royce fit-out 

Dan Whelan

The contractor is to install three laboratories and offices on the sixth floor of the University of Manchester's £150m Henry Royce Institute on Upper Brook Street, creating a sustainable materials research centre.