Circle Square is an exciting multi-million pound, mixed-use neighbourhood, created on the site of the former BBC building on Oxford Road.
Manchester Metropolitan University is creating a new state-of-the-art building for their Faculty of Science and Engineering, providing additional teaching, research and landscaped green spaces. They will also refurbish some of the existing areas within the John Dalton buildings.
John Dalton West has now been demolished to make way for the new building, and the site has been cleared. The work to remodel the faculty buildings, providing exceptional learning and research facilities, is underway, with some spaces already in use. Other structures used for research and teaching, such as greenhouses, have been relocated and are fully operational.
The phased programme of remodelling works within John Dalton Tower and John Dalton Central buildings is progressing. The target programme is to complete the new building and remodelling works for the existing buildings by early 2024.
Over the coming months, the work to install the outside facades will be completed, and landscaping around the front will start. The final stages of internal fit-out will be completed, including creating access between the new building and the existing John Dalton Tower.
Work around the entrance, including installing new paving, has now commenced on Chester Street. To undertake these works safely, Bowmer + Kirkland has secured a footpath closure through the Manchester City Council Highways department so that pedestrians are safely diverted onto the northern footpath of Chester Street.
The School of Digital Arts (SODA) is a purpose-built, interdisciplinary school at Manchester Metropolitan University that offers an interdisciplinary approach to creative courses.
All Saints Park is a beautiful green space in the heart of the Oxford Road Corridor. Perfect for a quick moment of calm on a busy day.