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Spinningfields150528Developer Allied London has appointed BAM Construction to deliver its £73M steel-framed No.1 Spinningfields project in central Manchester.

Situated on the site of the former Quay House in Quay Street, Manchester, the project is aiming for a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating.

According to BAM, the 24-storey building is set to deliver a world-class business environment and will be the finest and highest specified building in Manchester.

The Grade A office accommodation includes ground floor and mezzanine reception areas, which will provide space for restaurants, cafés and a business lounge.

A roof-top restaurant will open onto a garden terrace. The two basement levels have parking for 115 cars, 10 motorcycles and secure storage for 120 bicycles with showers and lockers provided.

BAM Construction Director Tony Grindrod said: “No.1 Spinningfields is a great project for BAM in Manchester’s premier business district. We are delighted to have been chosen to deliver this high profile building, which follows our other prominent Manchester projects like the Co-Operative Group HQ.”

No.1 Spinningfields has been designed by architects Simpson Haugh & Partners with technical detailing by Axis. The client team includes Gardiner & Theobald as the Project Manager and Cost Consultant and Mott MacDonald as the Façade Engineer. The design team now novated to BAM includes Roc Consulting as the Civil and Structural Engineer, Grontmij as the Building Services Engineer and William Hare as steelwork contractor.

BAM Construction is expected to start the 97-week build programme in June.

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