Nandos Restaurant, Manchester Building, Withy Grove, Arndale Centre Cafe, Image
Nandos Manchester Restaurant
Dining in northwest England – design by Buckley Gray Yeoman Architects
25 Mar 2010
Nandos Restaurant Manchester
Location: The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, Arndale Centre
Contact: 0161 832 0884 (or 0161 834 3073)
Nandos Restaurant Arndale Centre
Buckley Gray Yeoman’s re-design of Nando’s shortlisted for Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2010
The re-branded branch of Nandos Manchester designed by Architectural practice Buckley Gray Yeoman opened to the public in December 2009. Four months on, the restaurant has been shortlisted in the ‘multiple restaurants’ category for the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2010.
Brought in to provide a fresh design approach, Buckley Gray Yeoman worked closely with Nandos to evolve an established brand. A fusion of African and Portuguese influences has been carefully molded with contemporary design to move the brand forward. The practice worked with the African Art Foundation on several specially commissioned pieces, as well as designing bespoke lighting solutions.
Rewarding both operators and designers for design excellence, the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards now in its second year and totally independent, is the only concept of its kind dedicated exclusively to design.
The winners will be announced on the evening of the 22nd June 2010. With nearly 400 entries from over 38 countries worldwide.
Matt Yeoman, Buckley Gray Yeoman Director says: “We’re very proud to have made the shortlist. The re-branding of Nandos perfectly illustrates our practice approach to providing imaginative responses to briefs that meet the complex needs of today’s society. We believe that good design brings a better quality of life – as well as bringing commercial advantage to our clients’ business.”
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Location: 27 Withy Grove, Manchester, Northwest England, UK
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The practice was formed in 1997 by Richard Buckley and Fiammetta Gray who were later joined by Matt Yeoman. All three directors had previously studied at Oxford School of Architecture and worked together at ORMS, as well as individually at prestigious practices such as Lifschutz Davidson and Anotnio Citterio in Milan. In 2000, Buckley Gray Yeoman became a Limited Company with Paul White joining the practice as Director in 2006.
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