Work has started on a new-build block on a small site in the Northern Quarter of Manchester, next to the refurbished Finlay’s Warehouse in Dale Street, for Macclesfield-based developer Three Popes.
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The new block will contain 11 two-bed apartments and three two-bed duplexes over ground plus seven floors.
Finlay’s Warehouse was completed several years ago, and comprises 27 loft apartments in a grade-two listed cotton warehouse. The project won an RIBA award.
The team comprises stephenson STUDIO along with main contractor HH Smith & Sons, with whom stephenson STUDIO recently competed the Oglesby Centre at Halle St Peter’s, structural engineer Civic Engineers, M&E engineer Colin Mullins Associates, quantity surveyor Construction Q, and selling agent Julie Twist Properties.
Three Popes is controlled by three directors, Stuart and Susan Lees, who run Signia Corporate Finance, a consultancy based in Alderley Edge, and Alan White.
Completion is expected in September 2021.
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