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Manchester approves £50m office development

22 Jul 11 AXA Real Estate has got planning consent for a £50m office redevelopment in St Peter’s Square, Manchester city centre.

Squire and Partners' design
Squire and Partners' design

Seven-storey Peterloo House, owned by the Co-operative Insurance Society (CIS) but managed by AXA, will be replaced by a new 12-storey block designed by architects Squire and Partners. Built in the 1960s, the current building has 40,000 sq ft of office space. The new one will have 108,000 sq ft of space.

Construction is expected to start once around 50% of the building has been pre-let. WHR Property Consultants and CBRE have been appointed as agents to secure prospective tenants. The new building will have a Palazzo style fa├žade with copper trimmings to keep it in line with the surrounding architecture.

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