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Manchester Buildings : Architecture

Key Architecture in Northwest of England, UK

post updated 30 Jan 2021

Buildings in Manchester

e-architect choose what we feel are the best examples of Manchester Buildings. We cover completed Mancunian buildings, new building designs, architectural exhibitions and architecture competitions across Manchester. The focus is on contemporary Manchester buildings but information on traditional buildings is also welcome.

We have 5 pages of Manchester Architecture selections with links to hundreds of individual project pages.

Manchester Architecture : news + key projects

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Manchester Buildings

Key Mancunian Buildings + Property Developments, alphabetical:

Abito, Greengate, Salford
Design: BDP
Abito Manchester
photo : David Barbour/BDP
Manchester building

Adelphi Street : mixed-use tower, Salford
Design: SMC Alsop with SMC DTR:UK
27 storeys
Developer: Vermont Developments; Planning permission: granted
4 floors of office/retail; 22 residential floors above

Alan Turning Building, Upper Brook St, south Manchester
Design: Sheppard Robson
For University of Manchester, £45m

Albany Tower, Piccadilly, central Manchester
Design: Ian Simpson Architects
43-54 storeys, tbc., developer: Albany Crown

Albert’s Shed, Castlefield
Design: Stephenson Bell
For Castlefield Estates / Elle R Leisure

Ancoats Hospital development, New Islington Master Plan
Design: Ian Simpson Architects
Developer: Urban Splash, 178 apartments
Former Ancoats Hospital building refurbishment + 2 new buildings

Arndale Shopping Centre
1972-75; 1975-79; redeveloped 2005 – Exchange Court

Arndale Centre
building photograph © Adrian Welch
victim of IRA bomb : reputedly Europe’s largest shopping centre

Ashcroft Surgery, Stockport
Design: Stephen Hodder Architects

Axis – tower, Albion Street
Design: HKR Architects
Axis Tower
image from architect
Manchester building

B of the Bang
Design: Thomas Heatherwick – Artist
56m high

BDP Studio Manchester
Design: BDP Architects
BDP Studio Manchester
picture : Martine Hamilton Knight
BDP Studio Manchester

Beetham Tower
Ian Simpson Architects
Manchester Hilton
photo © Adrian Welch
Beetham Tower : tallest building in the UK outside London – 172m

Bridgewater Hall
Renton Howard Wood Levin Architects – RHWL
Bridgewater Hall Manchester

Bridge over Leeds – Liverpool Canal
RIBA Architecture competition winners 2007

Burton Building, Oldham St
Stephen Hodder Architects

Canopus Greengate – two towers
Arca Architects
£50m mixed-use Salford development

Cardroom Estate Regeneration, east Manchester
De Metz Forbes Knight
Housing for Urban Splash

Career Services Unit
Stephen Hodder Architects

Castlefield Junction – Competition
Stephen Hodder Architects

Centenary Building, University of Salford, nr. Manchester
Stephen Hodder Architects

Centre of Business Management – Redevelopment, University of Salford
Stephen Hodder Architects
Limited architecture competition winner

Century Buildings

Assael Architects

Chancery Place, Booth Street
HKR Architects
Chancery Place
picture from architect
Manchester building

2 – 4 Chester Road, Castlefield Basin apartments, central Manchester

Ian Simpson Architects

Chester Road development
Office block + 14-storey apartment block

Chetham’s School of Music – proposed new building, north Manchester
Stephenson Bell Architects

Chill Factor e, Trafford
FaulknerBrowns Associates
Chill Factor e
photo © webbaviation

Chips, New Islington
Alsop Architects

CIS Tower, Miller St, north central Manchester
Sir John Burnett Tait & Partners with GS Hay
CIS Tower Manchester
building photo © Adrian Welch
CIS Tower Manchester

City Art Gallery Manchester
Stephen Hodder Architects

City of Manchester Stadium
Arup Associates
City of Manchester Stadium
photograph © Dennis Gilbert, VIEW
Manchester City FC Stadium

City Road Surgery
Stephen Hodder Architects

Co-operative Group Headquarters
Co-operative Headquarters
image from architect
Co-op Headquarters Manchester

Corn Exchange – Triangle shopping centre
Triangle Manchester
building photo © Isabelle Lomholt
Triangle Manchester

Cornerhouse Arts Centre: refurbishment, south central Manchester

David Chipperfield Architects
This building was originally redeveloped to form an arthouse cinema by Ian
Simpson, one of his first buildings

Corporation Street Footbridge – Twisting Bridge, central Manchester
Stephen Hodder Architects – Hodder Associates

Daily Express Building (former), central-east Manchester

Owen Williams, Architect

Dandara Regional Office, Lowry Hotel, Salford
Stephen Hodder Architects
competition winner: three levels of office accommodation within existing Lowry Hotel

Ducie Street Tower – proposal
Woods Bagot
60 storeys, developer: Inacity

Dukes 92 – building conversion, Castlefield
Stephenson Bell

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Location: Manchester, Northwest England, UK

Manchester Architects

Manchester Building News

Other Manchester Buildings worth visiting

London Road Fire Station
Midland Hotel
Palace Hotel
Portico Library
Royal Exchange
South Manchester Synagogue
Sunlight House
Victoria Station
Victoria Baths

View along Deansgate:
Deansgate Manchester
building – photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Links relevant to Manchester Architecture

Liverpool Architecture

Morecombe Bay Competition

Ian Simpson : key contemporary Manchester Architect

Manchester building photographs © Adrian Welch

Manchester building photos © Matthew Ansell

Manchester Housing

Salford Buildings

Buildings / photos for the Manchester Architecture page welcome