A range of images detailing the £9m refurbishment of Manchester’s Printworks have been revealed as part of a planning application submitted to Manchester City Council.
This refurbishment of the 385,000 sq ft leisure complex in Manchester city centre would be the first major investment in the site since it launched 20 years ago.
DTZ bought the Printworks in 2017 for £108m from Land Securities. The multi-let building includes a Vue cinema, Wagamama, Wetherspoons, Eden, and Hard Rock Cafe.
The revamp includes work on the historic facade, as well as the addition of digital signage, and improved lighting around its three entrances.
As part of the venue’s bid to increase interaction with its visitors, central to the project will be a 13,000 sq ft full-span digital ceiling screen, which DTZ has said will be the largest in Europe. This will be used to control ambience, lighting and sound and display tailored content.
DTZ Investors said it plans to continue to diversify its tenant mix away from a predominantly late-night offer, “to fully reposition Printworks as the premier destination for both daytime and night-time entertainment in Manchester”.
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