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Manchester | Development summary 2018

Time to sit back and take a look at all of Manchester's key projects.

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The Manchester Development Map
Most recent Manchester Development Update, November 2017

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Major schemes under construction


Owen St Tower 1
Residential | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

64 floors
200.5m
498 apartments
Retail, restaurants, conference facilities at ground floor

Status: Under construction






Owen St Tower 2
Residential | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

52 floors
158m
386 apartments
Retail, restaurants, gym at ground floor

Status: Under construction






Owen St Tower 4
Residential | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

43 floors
140m
350 apartments
Retail, restaurants, swimming pool at ground floor

Status: Under construction






Exchange Court
Residential | Salford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

44 floors
130m
350 apartments
Commercial at ground floor

Status: Under construction






Angel Gardens
Residential | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

36 floors
108m
458 apartments
Retail, restaurants, bars + public space at ground floor

Status: Under construction






Manchester Airport expansion
Airport | South Manchester

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

£1bn
Terminal 2 doubled in size
Terminal 3 redeveloped

Status: Under construction








Oxygen Tower
Residential | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

31 floors
109m
343 apartments
Swimming pool, gym

Status: Under construction








Axis Tower
Residential | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

27 floors
93m
173 apartments

Status: Under construction






Metrolink Trafford Park line
Tram line | Trafford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

3 miles
6 new stations

Status: Under construction






Manchester Engineering Campus Development
University | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

£300m

Status: Under construction








Affinity Living Riverview
Residential | Salford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

33 floors
110m
318 apartments
Commercial at ground floor, gym

Status: Under construction






Lightbox 1 & 2
Residential | Salford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

2x 20 floors
472 apartments

Status: Under construction






The Residence
Residential | Salford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

34 floors
110m
310 apartments

Status: Under construction






X1 MediaCityUK Towers 1 & 2
Residential | Salford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

2x 26 floors
550 apartments
2x 86m

Status: Tower 1 complete, Tower 2 under construction






The Crescent
Residential | Salford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website (N/A)

24 floors
191 apartments
68m

Status: Under construction






X1 The Gateway
Residential | Salford

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

21 floors
62m
191 apartments

Status: Under construction








2-4 Chester Road
Residential | City Zone

Links: SSC project thread | Official website

21 floors
61m
188 apartments

Status: Under construction






Hulme Crowne Plaza/Staybridge Suites
Residential | Hulme

Links: SSC project thread | Official website (N/A)

20 floors
60m
Crowne Plaza hotel with a Staybridge Suites aparthotel above

Status: Under construction





 

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Smaller schemes under construction


Kampus
Mixed use | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

14/16 floors
478 apartments
30,214sqft retail space
New public space

Status: Under construction








X1 The Landmark
Residential | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

14/10/5 floors
190 apartments

Status: Under construction






Outwood Wharf
Residential | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

18/8/6 floors
263 apartments

Status: Under construction






No8 First St
Offices | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

7 floors
187,000sqft office space
Retail/restaurants at ground floor

Status: Under construction








Burlington House
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

11 floors
91 apartments

Status: Under construction






AC Marriott New Cross
Hotel | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

9 floors
172 hotel bedrooms

Status: Under construction






The Roof Gardens
Residential | Hulme

Link: SSC project thread

3 floors
73 townhouses & apartments

Status: Under construction






Middlewood Locks Phase 1
Residential | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

7/8/9 floors
571 apartments
Retail and restaurants at ground floor
Landscaped canal-side public space

Status: Under construction








X1 Eastbank The Plaza
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

10/11 floors
201 apartments

Status: Under construction






Halo
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

6 floors
66 apartments

Status: Under construction






Polygon St, opposite Apollo
Residential | South Manchester

Link: SSC project thread

6 floors
39 apartments

Status: Stalled






One Cutting Room Square
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

9 floors
30 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






The Hallmark
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

15 floors
146 apartments

Status: Under construction






X1 The Campus
Student accommodation | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

10 floors
348 student rooms

Status: Under construction






The Astley
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

15 floors
135 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Erie Basin
Residential | Salford Quays

Link: SSC project thread

15 floors
270 apartments

Status: Under construction






Hotel Indigo, Victoria
Hotel | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

14 floors
187 bedrooms
Restaurant on ground floor

Status: Under construction






Downtown, Salford - Phase 1
Residential | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

7/4 floors
160 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Smith's Yard
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

5/8 floors
199 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction








Trinity Blackfriars
Residential | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

13/17 floors
199 apartments

Status: Under construction







North Central
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

9 floors
64 apartments
Retail on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






The Trilogy
Residential | Hulme

Link: SSC project thread

8/9/12 floors
232 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Affinity Living Riverside
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

17 floors
185 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Adelphi Wharf
Residential | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

8/8/7/7/6/6 floors
594 apartments

Status: Under construction







Albert Vaults
Residential | Salford

Link: N/A

8 floors
24 apartments

Status: Under construction






Clipper's Quay
Residential | Salford Quays

Link: SSC project thread

11/10/10/9/9 floors
822 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Weaver's Quay
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

10 floors
201 apartments

Status: Under construction






Dakota Deluxe, Piccadilly Basin
Hotel | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

9 floors
138 bedrooms

Status: Under construction






125 Deansgate
Offices | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

12 floors
113,500sqft office space
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction








13 Blossom St
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

8/9 floors
145 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Sky Gardens
Residential | Hulme

Link: SSC project thread

12 floors
174 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






SYNQ
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

9/10 floors
183 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Metropolitan University Arts & Media
University | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

8 floors
Metropolitan University

Status: Under construction








Warehaus
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

4/6 floors
32 apartments
8 townhouses

Status: Under construction








New Square
Mixed use | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

14/13/11 floors
351 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor
New landscaped public space

Status: Under construction








Windmill Green
Offices | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

7 floors
80,000sqft

Status: Under construction








Circle Square plot 9
Student accommodation | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

18 floors
384 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction








City Gardens
Residential | Hulme

Link: SSC project thread

9 floors
86 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Islington Wharf Phase 3
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

10/5/3 floors
822 apartments

Status: Under construction






Brunswick Park
Park | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

Closure of Brunswick St to create a new park in front of Manchester University

Status: Under construction










Circle Square plots 2 & 3
Offices | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

18/14 floors
390,000sqft office space
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






Chapel Wharf phase 1
Residential | Salford

Link: SSC project thread

17/14 floors
569 apartments
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction






The Ivy at Spinningfields
Restaurant | City Zone

Link: N/A

3 floors
New timber-framed structure to house The Ivy restaurant

Status: Under construction






Sawmill Court
Residential | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

10/5/3 floors
822 apartments

Status: Under construction






Landmark
Offices | City Zone

Link: SSC project thread

14 floors
178,000sqft office space
Retail/restaurants on the ground floor

Status: Under construction







Bupa HQ
Offices | Salford Quays

Link: SSC project thread

6 floors
145,000sqft office space

Status: Under construction







Hatch
Pop-up retail | City Zone

Link: N/A

A collection of independent retail units in shipping containers

Status: Under construction







Mulberry Place
Residential | Salford

Link: N/A

4 floors
38 apartments

Status: Under construction







Royce Road
Residential | Hulme

Link: SSC project thread

4 floors
66 apartments

Status: Under construction







Schuster Annexe
University | City Zone

Link: N/A

4 floors

Status: Under construction






Former Orange Grove pub, Fallowfield
Residential | South Manchester

Link: N/A

5 floors
35 apartments

Status: Under construction






Bridgewater Point
Residential | Salford

Link: N/A

5/8 floors
207 apartments

Status: Under construction






Polygon St, Brunswick
Residential | South Manchester

Link: N/A

4 floors
18 apartments

Status: Under construction



 

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So how will this work Ed? Will the front page of the thread be updated when a project starts construction/completes?
 

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Christ there's loads. Ed are you not going to include all of the areas inside the inner ring road as the city zone? Only because both Manchester's and Salford's local plans recognise that area as the city centre.
 

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So how will this work Ed? Will the front page of the thread be updated when a project starts construction/completes?
Nah, this will stay as is and then I'll update it all again at the start of 2019. A few other subforums have a thread like this, like Edinburgh and London

Christ there's loads. Ed are you not going to include all of the areas inside the inner ring road as the city zone? Only because both Manchester's and Salford's local plans recognise that area as the city centre.
Certainly is :cheers:

City Zone = Manchester city centre (IMO). I think places like Greengate and Chapel St should be recognised as Salford. Doesn't mean they're not still part of Manchester though :)
 

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Ed.

Don't post it on City Talk, otherwise certain forum members from other regional cities will have a meltdown and accuse you of spamming the thread. :wink2:

Great work.

And to think, there is so much more to come in 2018. It really is unreal ATM what's going on in Manchester.
 

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Ed.

Don't post it on City Talk, otherwise certain forum members from other regional cities will have a meltdown and accuse you of spamming the thread. :wink2:

Great work.

And to think, there is so much more to come in 2018. It really is unreal ATM what's going on in Manchester.
I considered it, but yeah you're right.

Will almost certainly post it on the Manchester | Projects and Construction thread on the World forum
 

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I considered it, but yeah you're right.

Will almost certainly post it on the Manchester | Projects and Construction thread on the World forum
If you were an unbiased poster from another regional city you'd be very impressed with that roundup. Unfortunately it sticks in the throats for some, and it will only confirm (to them) how well Manchester is doing investment and construction wise.

Think the World forum would appreciate that great roundup.
 
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