Timekeepers Square developed by English Cities Fund in conjunction with Salford City Council has been named as a Regional Finalist at this year’s Civic Trust Awards.
English Cities Fund (ECf) is a joint venture between Muse Developments, Legal & General and the Homes & Communities Agency, Timekeepers Square is the second of ECf’s residential developments in the Chapel Street area.
After completing work on the Vimto Gardens residential development we were pleased to be invited back to provide MEP performance, design and monitoring duties for the development that comprises of six terraces of 36 two, three and four bed townhouses.
The site has been shortlisted for numerous awards since it’s completion and has been named Best Multiple Residential Project at the 2017 Manchester Society of Architects Awards. It also won the award for best Urban Regeneration at the 2017 Brick Awards, for its forward thinking, integration into the local street pattern, and high quality design.
Established in 1959, the Civic Trust Awards is the longest standing built environment awards scheme in Europe. The aim of the Civic Trust Awards is to encourage the very best in architecture and environmental design, to improve the built environment for us all through design, sustainability, inclusiveness and accessibility, but also to reward projects that offer a positive cultural, social, economic or environmental benefit to their local communities.
All Regional Finalists will now be considered by the National Panel for a National, International Award or Commendation, and successful schemes will be notified in mid-December.
Fresh from its win for ‘Public/Private Partnership of the Year’ at the Insider North West Property Awards, Stockport Exchange is a finalist for Greater Manchester’s Chamber of Commerce ‘Building of the Year’ award.
The aim of the award is to recognise a building’s contribution to Greater Manchester in terms of construction and development. This could include the building’s significance to the City Region, its impact on the local economy, its effect on the local community, its importance in terms of urban regeneration and environmental enhancement, its design excellence, or its contribution to urban design and townscape.
The Building of the Year Award will be presented on 19 October at the Chamber’s Property and Construction Annual Dinner.
Hannan Associates were involved in the design and construction of the 50,000 sq ft office building, as well as a 115 bedroom Holiday Inn Express hotel, and a 1,000 space multi storey car park at Stockport Exchange
Award winning residential project Timekeepers Square is once again in the spotlight as it is nominated for The Sunday Times British Home Awards ‘Development of the Year’ (under 200 homes)
The scheme was developed by English Cities fund (ECF) – a joint venture between Muse Developments, Legal & General and the Homes & Communities Agency working in conjunction with Salford City Council.
Timekeepers square previously won ‘Best Built Residential Scheme’ (multi unit) and was runner up in ‘Best Overall Scheme’ at the 2017 Manchester Architects Awards.
All 36 homes at the development are now completed and occupied after keys to the final property were handed over to its new owners.
Hannan Associates provided MEP performance duties for the scheme which forms part of ECF’s Salford Central regeneration scheme around Chapel Street.
The British Homes Awards, run by Haymarket Media Group celebrate the quality of the homes and communities being created in the UK, showcasing the best in design to key players in the property market and central and local government.
The winners will be announced on 21 September during an awards ceremony at the Grosvenor Square Hotel, London.