Kampus welcomes its first residents in central Manchester

The eagerly anticipated Kampus residential scheme, being developed by joint venture developer partners Capital & Centric and HBD, welcomes its first residents this week.

The new residents will be moving into the development’s North Block, one of the site’s two new buildings, which delivers 140 one and two bedroom apartments. The North Block makes a bold new addition to Manchester’s skyline, with its distinctive pixel windows, Lancashire red brick and exposed concrete features. Its clean and sharp interior design was created by the Dezeen-Award-winning YOUTH Studio.

The Kampus site, formerly part of Manchester Metropolitan University, will see 534 apartments being delivered in new-build and refurbished buildings entirely for the Build-to-Rent sector, plus a mix of flexible, commercial spaces. Each building has its own distinct architectural character, meaning that the scheme caters for a wide range of tastes.

Tenancy options will range from 12 months to three years. Along with super-fast broadband, a residents' app and a 24-hour on-site team, other residents' perks include a gym, a yoga terrace, a private rooftop cinema, a dining room and a lounge in which to host guests.

The developers plan to create two floors of independent shops, restaurants and bars around a lush garden, adjacent to the Rochdale Canal, which will be open to the public. The development will provide much-needed green spaces and a relaxing environment for residents of, and visitors to, Kampus.

Sitting adjacent to Manchester’s famous Canal Street, the project retains an 11-storey, 1960s former office tower, which is extensively refurbished after being stripped back to the original concrete frame and extended by three storeys. The former academic buildings, built decades after the tower, have been demolished to make way for the new-build elements, which will be tied into the tower building.

Completing the residential development are two listed, former warehouse buildings, which are refurbished and transformed to complement the wider scheme by Liverpool-based shedkm. A former security cabin called "The Bungalow" is being transformed into a space for events and exhibitions.

Residents will also benefit from on-site management, a private landscaped podium, secure parking, cycle spaces and unparalleled views across Manchester.

Dutch architects Mecanoo completed the concept design before Chapman Taylor took over the architectural role on the project for the new-build elements and developed the detailed design through to project delivery, with Exterior Architecture advising as Landscape Architect on behalf of the Main Contractor, Mount Anvil. The remaining elements of the scheme, including the retained listed buildings, designed by shedkm, are due to complete in the coming months.

The Kampus site, formerly part of Manchester Metropolitan University, will see 534 apartments being delivered in new-build and refurbished buildings entirely for the Build-to-Rent sector, plus a mix of flexible, commercial spaces. Each building has its own distinct architectural character, meaning that the scheme caters for a wide range of tastes.

Tenancy options will range from 12 months to three years. Along with super-fast broadband, a residents' app and a 24-hour on-site team, other residents' perks include a gym, a yoga terrace, a private rooftop cinema, a dining room and a lounge in which to host guests.

kamThe developers plan to create two floors of independent shops, restaurants and bars around a lush garden, adjacent to the Rochdale Canal, which will be open to the public. The development will provide much-needed green spaces and a relaxing environment for residents of, and visitors to, Kampus.

Sitting adjacent to Manchester’s famous Canal Street, the project retains an 11-storey, 1960s former office tower, which is extensively refurbished after being stripped back to the original concrete frame and extended by three storeys. The former academic buildings, built decades after the tower, have been demolished to make way for the new-build elements, which will be tied into the tower building.

Completing the residential development are two listed, former warehouse buildings, which are refurbished and transformed to complement the wider scheme by Liverpool-based shedkm. A former security cabin called "The Bungalow" is being transformed into a space for events and exhibitions.

Residents will also benefit from on-site management, a private landscaped podium, secure parking, cycle spaces and unparalleled views across Manchester.

Dutch architects Mecanoo completed the concept design before Chapman Taylor took over the architectural role on the project for the new-build elements and developed the detailed design through to project delivery, with Exterior Architecture advising as Landscape Architect on behalf of the Main Contractor, Mount Anvil. The remaining elements of the scheme, including the retained listed buildings, designed by shedkm, are due to complete in the coming months.

Andrew Carroll

董事, 曼彻斯特

Andrew joined Chapman Taylor’s Manchester studio in 2002 and became a Director in 2013. He is a member of the UK Board and is responsible for the management of the Manchester Studio, including business development, design management, project delivery, recruitment and resource planning.

He has extensive experience managing and delivering large-scale, complex projects across a number of sectors.

Areas of expertise:

Office / Residential / Retail / Leisure / Design Management / Delivery

Michael Swiszczowski (BA(Hons), MArch, ADPPA, ARB, RIBA)

董事, 曼彻斯特

Michael joined Chapman Taylor in 2016 to strengthen the practice’s residential expertise. A key member of the Manchester studio’s management team, Michael has a business development remit for the residential sector across the UK business.

He has experience working on award-winning residential projects with a particular focus on build-to-rent, student accommodation and modular construction.

He is a RIBA-elected member of the Regional Council for RIBA North West.

Areas of expertise:

Residential / Build-to-Rent / Student Accommodation / Hotels

Rachel Rogerson (BA (Hons), Dip Arch)

副董事, 曼彻斯特

Rachel joined Chapman Taylor in Manchester in 2006 and became an Associate Director in 2016. She is responsible for leading the Technical Group and ISO 14001 in the Manchester studio.

She has over 10 years’ experience with particular focus on technical delivery and design management of major projects in the UK and internationally across a number of sectors.

Areas of expertise:

Residential / Leisure / Retail / Delivery / Design Management

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