No. 1 Spinningfields Square & No. 1 Hardman Boulevard -Fairhursts Design Group
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No. 1 Spinningfields Square & No. 1 Hardman Boulevard

Project Type:Commercial & Workplace

Client:Sir Robert McAlpine

Value:£35m & £70m


The buildings act as landmark modern offices and function as the 'Customer facing' and 'Non-Customer facing' headquarters building for the RBS North West Region, strategically placed in the premier Spinningfields development.

The buildings front onto Spinningfields Square, Hardman Street and Gartside Street and are both designed to full BCO office standards to ensure that each building provides cutting edge flexible office accommodation that is easily adapted to RBS’s future needs. There is also an active ground floor use comprising lobby area, visible office space and multi-use retail outlets, but with the office entrance area being the predominant feature of the building at ground level. The interior finishes and design match the standard and design of the exterior of the building, and all public area finishes are of a high quality, being hard wearing and sustainable. The buildings are constructed in a manner that takes account of, and cooperates with all adjacent landowners and tenants.

The building comprises:-

  • 160,000ft2 gross internal area
  • 15,000ft2 of retail space
  • Triple level basement carpark, built within previous Manchester Evenng News basement Print Hall
  • Branch Bank
  • High Quality VIP Suites
  • BREEAM rating – Very Good
  • Curved three skin south facing climate wall

Role andResponsibility

Lead Designer and architectural design services RIBA Stages E to L inc.


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