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Premier Inn (112 rooms), Office Space (54,000 sq ft) & Media Hub



Architects: Chapman Taylor

Details of reserved matters for appearance, landscaping, layout and scale in relation to the erection of 11 storey building including B1 (Business), 112 bedroom hotel C1 (Hotel), media hub (Sui Generis) together with public realm and associated landscaping and servicing pursuant to outline planning permission 06/53168/OUT

Plot E2 MediaCity

14/65154/REM


Floors 1 to 6 will comprise office accommodation.

Floors 7 to 10 will accommodate the hotel bedrooms, a total of 112.

The ground floor will accommodate the Media Hub together with the hotel entrance lobby and reception, restaurant and service areas. The Media Hub will extend on to the mezzanine level.

The Media Hub is expected to be an attractive and exciting resource for both business users and the local community and will include flexible spaces capable of hosting work stations, meetings, conferences and other events.




Cladding:

Metal Rainscreen cladding panels - two contrasting metal claddings panels, one with a matt finish, the other with a brushed effect.

Linear Bricks - dark, linear brick for the podium level of the core.





Landscaping:



Current Site:
The Premier Inn site as it stands. I'll try and keep updating when work begins.






 

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That's nice. I like that. Let's hope this is a marker for better quality buildings and architecture at Mediacity and the Quays.
 

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£20M Hotel, Offices & Film Studios Media City

Hotel, offices and film studios planned in £20m Media City development





http://www.manchestereveningnews.co...ws/hotel-offices-film-studios-planned-7858518

A new hotel is planned for Media City at Salford as part of a £20m development.

The 112-bed Premier Inn, new offices and studio space for the film and digital industries would be included in the development by The Peel Group.

The proposed 100,000 sq ft, 10-storey building, on Broadway, will have four floors dedicated to the hotel - while the remaining six will be for companies.

As well as being home to the BBC, ITV, Coronation Street and the University of Salford, more than 200 smaller media and tech companies are now based at MediaCityUK.

The managing director of MediaCityUK, Stephen Wild, said: “Technology, media and creative is a rapidly growing sector in Greater Manchester, which itself is now considered the second-largest creative and digital hub in Europe.

“MediaCityUK has been a key trigger in the explosion of creative start-ups and national relocations, so it’s essential that we give these businesses the right type of space and the flexibility to grow organically.

“Equally, as MediaCityUK’s business community has thrived and our leisure offering has grown, so has its reputation as a go-to destination. The arrival of a new hotel will service both those here doing business or visiting.”

Nick Johnston, acquisitions manager for Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants, said: "We are excited to be proposing a new 112-bedroom Premier Inn in MediaCityUK.

"MediaCityUK is a vibrant and fast-growing digital and media hub and our proposals would drive a further £7m of fresh investment into the area and create 40 new jobs, around half of which would be offered to those who are long-term unemployed.

“Our proposals would provide high-quality and affordable accommodation to business and leisure visitors in this fantastic location. We look forward to Salford city council’s decision."

Once approved construction will commence at the end of this year and will be due for completion by late 2015 and the hotel will open early 2016.

The proposals are to be considered by Salford council’s planning panel on Thursday and town hall officers are recommending approval.
 

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An app validated a couple of weeks ago, to clear pre-commencement conditions.
14/65802/DISCON | Request for confirmation of compliance of conditions 1 (site investigation), 3 (landscape), 4 (external lighting), 5 (recycle area), 7 (environmental plan), 8 (wind), attached to planning permission 14/65154/REM | Plot E2 MediaCity Broadway Salford
 
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