Stockport Exchange, Muse, p Inform Comms

Sheppard Robson is leading on design. Credit: via Inform Comms

Muse lodges 245,000 sq ft Stockport office plans

Up to 100 apartments also feature within the next four phases at the £145m Stockport Exchange, located next to the town’s train station.

Muse has submitted an application for the next office building at the commercial complex, the 60,000 sq ft 4 Stockport Exchange.

Outline plans have also been lodged for another 185,000 sq ft of workspace and the apartments in future phases.

Sheppard Robson is leading on design and Savills is the planning consultant.

Three office buildings providing a total of 190,000 sq ft have already completed and are let to a range of occupiers including accountancy firm Hurst, BASF, Industrials REIT, Stagecoach, and MusicMagpie.

“We are already very proud of the community we have created at Stockport Exchange, which has become one of the most accessible and sustainable business destinations in the North West,” said Max King, project director at Muse.

Stockport Exchange masterplan, Muse Stockport Council, p Font Comms

Future phases feature plans for homes. Credit: via Font Comms

The developer consulted on the plans earlier this year and King said feedback received had helped to shape the plans.

“We had plenty of great ideas during our consultation on what the outdoor spaces and public square could be used for, from natural green spaces to sit, relax and play, to live music and pop-up food and drink,” he said.

“Most people also supported the plans to include new homes alongside cafes, bars and restaurants, helping to build upon the existing, growing community at Stockport Exchange.”

Once complete, Muse and Stockport Council’s development will comprise 375,000 sq ft of workspace, homes, a hotel, and a multi-storey car park.

Cllr Colin Macalister, cabinet member for economy and regeneration at Stockport Council, said the project is an “integral part” of the authority’s £1bn regeneration plans.

“The updated masterplan is designed to create further office space that will continue to attract new employers and jobs to the town but will also include high-quality residential development that will help with the growing demand to live in the town centre and enjoy everything that it has to offer.”

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Yes. Those horrible buildings on the A6 will finally be gone! Hallelujah.

By Tom

Great news for jobs .but what about parking edgeley streets are already full workers car because it far to dear to park up at the station and the bus serviceis not regular for a lot of people

By Anonymous

Nice to see that

By Dale hart

More apartments,no mention of schools ,doctors etc Where will all these people go,?

By Anonymous

It’s only 100 young professional apartments so no schools needed and not enough to warrant new doctors.

By Gilly

This is another good example of how Stockport is lifting itself into the 21st century. The vast improvement around the railway station (Manchester to London line), the new linkages with the bus station and transport hub, the planned improvements along the frontage of the A6 near the Town Hall and down towards Mersey Square, the Underbanks, and the fruition soon of upgrades and new uses in Mersey Way, are all to be welcomed.
Resources are now needed to support community workers and law enforcement so that more and more people populate and visit the centre to help make it welcoming and safe.

By StockportontheUp

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