One Heritage New

Plans revealed for Salford’s tallest tower

Designs for a 55-storey tower at Salford’s Greengate have emerged, ahead of a consultation event due to take place next week.

The scheme, called One Heritage, is being proposed for a car park site at Greengate and New Bridge Street, next to Renaker’s 44-storey Anaconda Cut.

Included in the project is an adjoining 16-storey building. Both are set for residential use, and would be made up of a mix of one, two and three-bedroom flats.

The apartments are already being marketed for sale to overseas investors, particularly in China.

The developer is One Heritage Property Developments, established to bring forward the scheme, while the sales are being co-ordinated by One Heritage Holding Group.

Cheshire Estates was previously linked to the site, however the plot was sold to One Heritage earlier this year. The company is led by Jason Upton, based in Manchester, and Yiu Tak Cheung, based in Hong Kong.

One Heritage is planning to act as contractor, developer and investor to the project.

A consultation event is being held on Tuesday 10 September, from 4pm-8pm at Arlington House, Salford.

The tower is the latest in a spate of tall building proposals to be revealed in Salford, after last week’s announcement by Royalton and Frogmore of a mixed-use scheme including a 47-storey block at Pier 7 in Salford Quays. 55 storeys would make One Heritage the tallest property in Salford, and the second tallest in Manchester, above Beetham Tower but shorter than South Tower at Renaker’s Deansgate Square.

Euan Kellie Property Solutions is advising on the planning application. The architect is OMI.

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Looks like a better version of the awful CIS building

By Dan

Magnificent! Bring it on – let’s hope this gets built!

By Anonymous

Looks good. Quite like the cladding option. Greengate has quite a few tall buildings now, so doesn’t look out of place.


> Very tall tower
> Developer with no Manchester track record
> Targeting only foreign investors

What could possibly go wrong?


This looks ace.
Manchester is going to look fantastic in a few years.

By Liam

Together with Salford of course haha!

By Liam

This looks a real beauty.

By Patrick at Lunar Aerial Imaging

Greater Manchester with a number of tower clusters now. Looking like a true world city

By Bob

EDIT: Images changed to reflect scheme as currently being proposed – Jessica (PNW editor)

By Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Boom and back to reality with the new images, looks rubbish now we

By Bob

Erm, earlier today this was two towers that looked completely different. Am I going crackers?

By Pastry

Love the design! Miles better than any of the towers currently being built in the city centre. Lets hope it gets built

By Steve

Disaster, this is Salford after all

By Floyd

Looking forward to that awful Councillor turning himself inside out over this striking proposal haha!

By Joe

Is Manchester/Salford unique it that all its tall buildings are on the periphery and not in the centre?It is a shame that this is not in Piccadilly plaza.

By Elephant

Excellent design let’s hope Brexit uncertainty and potential recession stops this getting built.

By Lenny1968

There’s no way that wedge will survive value engineering.

By Blaa

Why not make it 155 storeys
Ridiculous. Which demographic set wants to live in such a place.

By Anonymous

The article still mentions an adjoining 16-storey tower, but the smaller building in the new image appears to be half that height. What’s what?

By Pastry

very exciting – go Salford!

By Anonymous

If that appraisal stacks up and it ends up looking like that, I will eat my own shoes.

By Alan Partridge

The best tower proposal seen in the North


True but I suppose you have to start somewhere…

By Liam

Hmm, I like the design and it’s an improvement on the similarly tall Canopus tower that was proposed and canned for this part of the city centre about 10 or so years ago. If this were a Renaker proposal I might have a little more hope it could get built but as with previous comments the fundamentals just don,t look sound. I sincerely hope I am wrong.

By NVe

Looks like a big cigarette

By Anonymous

There are better pictures on the Skyscrapercity forum for Manchester. It looks pretty special on those photographs.

By Elephant

They are spoiling the landscape, we’ve already done away with a lot of high rise council flats, only to be replaced with yet more overpriced glorified ones,

By Una Mayall

Salford has been transforming into the place to be for 20 years now. It’s amazing, and hopefully will continue. looks like it will be doing.

By Col parry

Una Mayall. Spoiling the landscape? Salford is rapidly becoming the Southwark of GM. By ruining the landscape you mean the surface car parks and the view over the Knock off shops near Strangeways? What do people want in this conurbation?

By Elephant

Ey up TD: No need to worry. It is a Public Limited Company, which means the developers (shareholders) have no liability (apart from few pounds nominal value of their shares) when the development goes insolvent. Why do Asians hand over money like that? The limited liability law (1855) was created by London spivs (Company Promoters) and MPs (aristocrats who wanted to take profits but not losses) against furious but futile opposition from almost all bankers and most northern manufacturers. Every day a a school day!

By James Yates

Yes but it’s still called Salford and Manchester, no very appealing is it with names like that …

By Stantheman

Cheese burger and fries

By Anonymous

Very nicely designed building, developer is a big corporation in Hong Kong (I did some DD on them) I have no doubt their financial ability it’s weather they will eventually choose Manchester is my worry

But if it goes ahead it will easily be the best building in Manchester Salford !

By Anonymous

Crazy, all on top of one another and blocking the light from other apartment blocks. Too many being built and what about the congestion?? It’s a rough part of Manchester too, what is there to like about them???

By Anonymous

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