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Hyphen, Manchester

Hyphen, Manchester
Hyphen, Manchester Hyphen, Manchester
  • Location:Mosley Street, Manchester
  • Client:BBRE
  • Duration:58 Weeks
  • Architect:PRP
  • Engineer:Tier

The creation of 51,000 sq ft of Grade A office space, bringing together two neighbouring buildings to form a single address, in Manchester City Centre.

After replacing the previous contractor who had their contract with the client terminated.

The Project to refurbish 2 existing office buildings to create one new building and additional floors was partially complete. Russells undertook various surveys to determine the works still to be completed and un-cover defective works completed by the previous contractor. Logistically difficult site due to working in very constrained city centre site adjacent to the tramline and above the Bank of China.

The 66,000 sq ft building has undergone a total transformation, upgrading the old 1970s block to Category A standard, complete with new mechanical and electrical installation throughout, energy efficient heating and cooling, digitally controlled and PIR lighting, four new eight-person lifts, exposed and accessible services, plus DDA facilities on the ground and seventh floors.

CAT A or full fitted workspace is available in studios ranging from 750, to 7,000 sq ft across seven floors with two new outdoor terraced areas created on the First and Seventh floors.

The ground and first floor will provide communal facilities for all occupiers including a gym and coffee shop, while the seventh floor will be exclusively for the occupier of the 7,000 sq ft floorplate.

With a portfolio of clients spanning the commercial, industrial, retail, leisure and residential sectors, Russell WBHO has the experience and expertise to deliver schemes on time and on budget.

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