With 2020 well under way, we reflect on some of the exciting schemes we will be working on this year…..
New Bailey, Salford
The English Cities Fund’s £650 million regeneration scheme transforming the area of Salford Central. The 44-acre masterplan contains commercial, retail and residential buildings creating a new and vibrant destination for people to live, work and relax. Further details.
The £5.5bn development delivered by Peel Land Property involves the transformation of the central and northern docks in the city of Liverpool. Regenerating 60 hectares to create a world-class, high quality, mixed use development at the historic dockland. Once complete, Liverpool Waters will attract new residents, business, jobs and leisure space. Further details.
Wirral Growth Hub
A 50:50 joint venture between Muse Developments and Wirral Council, with the aim of delivering, large-scale, mixed use regeneration across the borough, with initial phases focused on Birkenhead town centre. Further details.
Omega, situated at J8 M62, is being delivered by Omega Warrington Ltd and is currently the largest mixed-use development site in the North West. With around 2.5m sq ft of logistics space Omega is currently home to Brakes, Hermes Parcelnet, Travis Perkins, Asda, the Hut Group, Plastic Omnium, Amazon, Dominoes, Royal Mail and the Delivery Group. Further details.
Arena Central, Birmingham
Arena Central forms a significant part of Birmingham’s vision for regeneration and is situated in Birmingham’s city centre Enterprise Zone. Designed to meet the city’s growing demand for high-quality office space and city centre residential accommodation, the vision for the site is to create a vibrant, class-leading development, set around a unique and innovative public realm. Further details.
Rochdale Riverside is part of Rochdale Council’s £250 million town centre regeneration programme. This mixed use development includes a new 200,000 sq ft retail and leisure quarter featuring a six-screen Reel Cinema and Hollywood Bowl Puttstars. Further details.
The third and final phase of the Slate Yard Build to Rent scheme at New Bailey Salford has reached its highest point of development at 21 storeys.
The £30M apartment block is the largest of the three residential buildings and includes 21 storeys and 199 apartments with one, two and three bedrooms. The Slate Yard provides tenants with leisure and retail facilities at ground floor level, car parking spaces and pedestrian & cycle routes to Irwell River Park.
The Hannan residential team are very pleased to be providing Building Services Engineering consultancy for the project alongside other team members AHR Architects, Buro Four, Walker Sime, WSP and main contractor Morgan Sindall.
The design of the building and the services strategy utilises energy efficient features throughout to minimise its carbon and environmental footprint and meet the sustainable standards set out in the Part L Building Regulations.
Passive construction techniques in the design of the building include enhanced insulation to limit heat loss and an engineered façade design to maximise the use of natural daylight & passive solar gains but minimise overheating.
The Incorporation of high efficiency systems and effective controls throughout the design will help to further minimise energy usage. These features include: smart heating controls, heat recovery ventilation systems, energy efficient lighting and energy efficient lifts.
Photovoltaic panels have been incorporated into the building design to meet a proportion of the electrical demand.
The Slate Yard is one of several schemes we are involved with as part of the £650m New Bailey development scheme being delivered by The English Cities Fund, a joint venture between Muse Developments, Legal and General and Homes England.
We are proud to be a part of the team delivering this important regeneration scheme which aims to create a gateway between Manchester and Salford and provide business opportunities for large and small organisations.