Dow Chemicals HQ progressing on site

Dow Chemicals HQ progressing on site

Hannan Associates are continuing to work in conjunction with main contractor Seddon Construction, architect Leach Rhodes Walker & structural engineers Integra Consulting, under Muse Developments to deliver new ‘Office and Research & Development Headquarters’ for the prestigious Dow Chemicals.

Dow Chemicals has pre-let the two-floor 26,037sqft unit to house its national management team, technical and sales office and will include a product research and development facility.

The project is now approaching completion and we are continuing to attend site, whilst adhering to social distancing guidance, in order to monitor the progression of on-site works and ensure the quality of installations being undertaken by Seddon and M&E subcontractor HE Simm.

Hannan have been providing Building Services & Utility Infrastructure consultancy, with the current development of Plot 3300 being one of the few remaining areas for development. We are responsible for the delivery of the performance specification for the CAT A MEP services design, which incorporates a multitude of tenant driven requirements; from specific incoming power criteria, to zoned sprinkler system and bespoke ventilation strategy.

Thomas Cutt

Thomas Cutt

Mechanical Design Engineer

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +44(0)161 337 2200

Planning Submitted for Swizzels at Ma6nitude

Planning Submitted for Swizzels at Ma6nitude

Hannans are currently working for Tritax Symmetry, providing MEP Consultancy for the delivery of a 158,000 sq ft manufacturing facility for Swizzels Matlow.

The new facility will be an expansion of the confectioner’s current manufacturing capability and involves a significant additional investment in new manufacturing plant and machinery.

A planning application for the project has been submitted.

We are very pleased to join AEW Architects, RPS and Shepherd Gilmour on the project design team.

MA6NITUDE is one of the North West’s largest manufacturing and logistics parks and is based in Middlewich close to junction 18 of the M6 motorway. The park is already home to B&M Retail, Wincanton and Kuehne + Nagel and there is capacity to deliver a further 2.2m sq ft of new manufacturing and logistics space.

Hannan Associates are experts in Building Services Engineering and Infrastructure solutions for the industrial sector and In total we have helped our clients with the development of over 3.0 million square feet of industrial and logistics space. Please click here to see our Industrial and Logistics Brochure:

 

If you would like to talk to us about a future project please get in touch.

 

Jamie Hall

Jamie Hall

Director

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +44(0)161 337 2200

Planning Submitted for Store Street Manchester

Planning Submitted for Store Street Manchester

Amidst all the difficulties, it has been great to see positive news emerging from our industry; signs that deals are still being done, clients pushing forward with development plans and the planning system still moving. 

We were very pleased to see the Store Street residential scheme submitted for planning in April. 

Store Street is an affordable housing scheme situated along the Ashton Canal in the Piccadilly Village area of Manchester. The scheme, being developed by Clarion Housing and H20 Urban, includes 63 new apartments and 3 town houses, which are to be constructed over 11 storeys. 

Hannan Associates have been appointed to develop the MEP services design, undertake design stage Part L Compliance checks and to produce an Energy Statement in support of the planning application which has been submitted to Manchester City Council. 

The apartments consist of one and two bed types and are contained within a triangular shaped block on the lower levels, with a more traditional block tower construction emanating at six storeys high. Each of the 2-bed town houses is enveloped by the building and are constructed over ground and the first level, with each being accessed directly off Store Street. 

At handover, fifty percent of the car parking spaces will be supplied by electric vehicle charge points, with passive provision for the remaining 50% of spaces. Secure cycle storage has also been included and a proportion of ‘green space’ incorporated into the scheme design by provision of an accessible terrace area on the sixth level.

It is currently proposed that an ‘all-electric’ services strategy will be adopted for both the apartments and the town houses in order to help future-proof the homes and contribute towards Manchester’s 2038 Net Zero Carbon Target.

Other members of the team include AHR Architects, WSP, Chroma Consulting and Walker Sime. 

Hannans have supported our clients with the delivery of residential accommodation to the value of around £400M in recent years. We have played a key role in developments for the For Sale, Private Rental, High End, Social and Retirement markets. To find out more about our Residential experience please click here to see our brochure: 

If you would like to talk to us about a future project please get in touch.

Jamie Hall

Jamie Hall

Director

Email: [email protected]

Phone: +44(0)161 337 2200

Hannan COVID-19 Update

Hannan COVID-19 Update

We would like to update and reassure you that as an organisation it is ‘business as usual’ here at Hannan Associates. 

Whilst the current situation presents significant challenges, we are committed to meeting our ongoing client and project commitments in a manner which follows the Government guidance and provides safe operational conditions for our staff and those of the design and construction teams.

The information below outlines our approach to business continuity and this will be reviewed and updated on an ongoing basis as the situation and Government guidance develops.

Remote Working

From Friday the 20th until further notice our staff will be working primarily from home.

Most people already spend periods working at home so we are not expecting this to have an impact on our ability to support live projects and meet agreed deliverables targets.

Contact with us

Email and all other sharing platforms will all continue working as normal.

Voice contact with our project team members should be made direct using their mobile phone numbers.

If you need assistance with phone or email contact details please email Charlotte Stansfield on [email protected]

Project Meetings

We are well positioned to respond to the need for remote meetings through a variety of conference and dial in technologies.

We are willing to attend small group meetings (5 people or less) if these are considered necessary, until such times as the Government imposes further restrictions on movement. These will be reviewed individually assessing the risks to our staff and other attendees.

Site Inspections

Where sites remain open for visitors, inspections will continue, subject to individual assessment of the risks. During this period our staff will not take part in large group site walk rounds but will carry out the works individually or in small groups. Site contact may also be limited with communication with site personnel by email or other digital means.

Operational Feedback

Whilst we will be doing everything we can to ensure that our service levels continue as normal if you do not think we are achieving this please let us know by contacting the senior project lead who will take the appropriate actions.

As always we would like to thank you for your continued support and loyalty and we wish you and your families all well during this difficult period.

John Walker – [email protected]

Ian Joyce – [email protected]

Jamie Hall – [email protected]

Islington Wharf Locks Now Complete

Islington Wharf Locks Now Complete

Waterside Places started building homes in New Islington, Ancoats over a decade ago and in that time the area has seen much growth.  Ancoats is now one of the most desirable neighbourhoods to live in Manchester City Centre and has seen the addition of a school, new bars, restaurants, retail and office space – and there is much more to come over the next 10 years.

Islington Wharf Locks is the latest residential development delivered by Waterside Places, urban waterfront regeneration specialists jointly owned by the Canal & River Trust and Muse Developments.

This exciting new development, which has now nearly sold out, incorporates 103 new homes including one and two bedroom luxury apartments and three and four bedroom town houses set around a central courtyard next to the Ashton Canal basin.

The Hannan residential team provided MEP Performance Design Duties together with On Site Installation Quality Monitoring and Testing and Commissioning Witnessing Duties.

We were very pleased to be a part of the team working on this exciting project alongside Ryder Architecture, RPS, BWB Consulting and main contractor Eric Wright Construction.

Steve Meager, Hannan Associates

Hannan project contact: Steven Meager – [email protected]