North Office Autumn 2016

Building Regeneration Project

H+R Northern team have been pleased to assist our clients Muse Developments, the structural engineers, Clancy Consulting, the main contractors Eric Wright and the project managers Morgan Sindall with the successful rehabilitation of approximately forty timber-framed waterside dwellings at Islington Wharf in Ancotes Manchester Islington Wharf is an innovative 21st Century canal-side development project which adds to H+R’s already fulsome portfolio of involvement with strategically important canal-side building regeneration projects radiating from Manchester’s Piccadilly Basin spanning over some two decades. The 1806 Carver’s Warehouse on Dale St is the most historic.

Staying with Manucian early industrial canal-side buildings, H+R Northern have been pleased to assist clients Urban Splash Developments along with Civic Engineers and Architects Stephenson Studio in the repurposing of Grade II Brownsfield Mill, Ancotes. H+R originally assisted Town Centre Securities conserve this historically important building in 2006-07, providing the information required to effectively ‘mothball’ the extensive timber structures and to repair the building envelope. Interestingly the building housed AV Roe’s first aero engineering workshop in 1910 before the name ‘Avro’ was born.