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Skyscraper scheme given the go ahead in Manchester

by Paul Addison on July 25, 2016 No comments

The Owen Street development in Manchester has been given the go ahead by City council planners.

The development will include a cluster of buildings one of which is a 200-meter tower that is in place to be the tallest building outside London…

The 200-meter tower is planned for a 1.5-hectare site located in between Owen Street and Deansgate in the city centre. The tower will result in being the second tallest building in England, beaten only by the Shard in London.

Of the four towers built they will vary from 37 to 64 stories. Part of the construction group Renaker Build, Developer CQ Investments, aims to provide the following in the development:

1,400 one, two and three-bedroom flats on the site which forms part of the Great Jackson Street area.

Some of the facilities that are planned for the residents are:

  • indoor tennis court,
  • swimming pool,
  • spa,
  • gymnasium,
  • studios,
  • health and beauty treatment facilities,
  • cinema,
  • residents’ rooftop café bar with terrace,
  • private gardens,
  • three levels of basement parking,
  • a 9,000 square meter public square that will neighbor the River Medlock.

The scheme is in accordance with the council’s adopted revised development framework for the Great Jackson Street area.

Renaker Build latest project is Owen Street. The project is in the process of constructing 1,600 apartments which spread over four different sites at Greengate, Cambridge Street, Regent Road and Wilburn Basin. On top of this the firm have lately obtained planning consent for a 44-storey building containing 349 apartment scheme at Exchange Court, which is also in Greengate.

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