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Globe House

Great to see that work has started on the new apartments in Globe House near Manchester City Centre. We obtained Prior Approval for the conversion of the existing offices into 26 apartments. Looking forward to seeing the mezzanine bedrooms in the roof space.

Hilton Tower Manchester

Victoria Warehouse

Found this photo of Victoria Warehouse which we were involved in – drawing up the plans for the hotel and events arena. It is now an active venue having recently hosted the Radio 6 Music Festival and is home to the Warehouse Project.

London Road Fire Station, Manchester

Typical day to day darting from one job to another – trip to the penthouse to talk through finishes with the client and a chat with another client about a residential conversion scheme. So, here is a sketch I did earlier in the year with the Manchester Urban Sketching Group. There is a campaign to […]

Back to the grindstone

After days of preparation the Public Inquiry was adjourned on Tuesday. I was due to give evidence to the inspector defending an apartment block which had been built without planning permission. The Council had served an enforcement notice for it to be pulled down but on the steps of the Inquiry we reached an agreement […]

An office block in Talbot Road

Today’s task is to investigate how to convert this office building into flats.