January 5, 2016
Manchester Life Update: Planning approved for 158 rental apartments and 8 commercial or food and beverage outlets based around a central courtyard at the heart of the Ancoats Conservation Area.
Manchester Life Development Company is pleased to confirm planning approval for the proposed development on a site bordered by Jersey Street, Murray Street, Bengal Street and Blossom Street at the heart of Ancoats.
The development will provide 158 1,2 & 3 bed rental apartments, complete with residents courtyard and lobby, 69 car and 128 cycle spaces for residents, as well as 8 street level commercial units that will be used for retail, offices and cafés or restaurants.
The development is in the heart of the Ancoats Conservation Area, and gives immediate and easy access to central Manchester’s employment, amenities and transport networks.
The site is close to other Manchester Life developments, including 28 apartments and 3 townhouses on Hood Street, and the Grade II* listed mill complex, Murrays’ Mills, which is being sympathetically converted into 124 for sale apartments, in what will be one of Manchester’s most unique and desirable residences.
The location combined with the preservation of historic buildings and the elegant design of Manchester Life’s new developments, is fast making Ancoats and New Islington one of Manchester’s most desirable emerging neighbourhoods.
Construction on the Jersey Street site is due to start in Spring 2016, with apartments ready for rental in early 2018.