Trafford Design Code

Materials and Detail

The Depot, Manchester

The Depot, Whalley Range, Manchester by Buttress Architects for Rise Homes Map Street View Map Street View For 100 years, the corner of Bowes Street and Princess Road in Moss Side was home to a large bus depot. Today, it is The Depot – a more than 300-home neighbourhood offering a mixture of tenures suited …

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Wapping Wharf, Bristol

Wapping Wharf phase 1 by Alec French Architects for Umberslade and Muse Developments Map Street View Map Street View Wapping Wharf Phase I is a mixed-use scheme comprising 194 apartments for sale and for rent including 24 affordable units and 10 retail units, creating a new street connecting Cumberland Road to Museum Street called Gaol …

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Murray’s Mills, Ancoats

Murrays’ Mills, Ancoats by Field Clegg Bradley Studios Originally built in 1798, the industrial complex comprises two parallel 7-8-storey mills linked by a more recognisably Georgian administrative building. A new-build residential building completes the courtyard, which has been transformed from an abandoned canal turning basin to a landscaped garden.   Source: Architecture Today   Map …

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Carpenters Wharf

Carpenters Wharf, Hackney Whick by Studio Egret West Carpenters Wharf is a new mixed-use scheme alongside the canal in Hackney Wick. The building’s mass has been divided into smaller elements to address the historical scale of the canal side setting, whilst contributing to a vibrant public realm that integrates with the local artistic community. Located …

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Botanical Avenue, Trafford

Botanical Avenue by Tim Groom Architects for Investar The proposal which fronts onto Talbot Road and sits adjacent to the Victorian Villa responds to the rhythm, proportions and level of detailing of the streetscape of which it sits in. We did not want to replicate the exact details found on the Victorian Villa but instead …

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ARC, Sydney

ARC, Sydney by Koichi Takada Architects for Crown Group Arc is made up of two 26-storey, 80-meter high towers. The mixed-use residential project includes 135 apartments, 86 boutique hotel rooms, cafes, restaurants and a retail precinct. It was erected on a 1,447-square meter site at 161-165 Clarence Street and 304 Kent Street in Sydney. The …

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Keybridge House

Keybridge House by Chapman Taylor and Allies and Morrison for Mount Anvil The concept design, by architects Allies and Morrison, includes a rich mix of buildings that create a distinct identity for the scheme. Chapman Taylor was appointed to develop the detailed design and lead the specialist façade contractors to create a bespoke, unitised cladding …

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Brandon Yard

Brandon Yard, Bristol by AWW Architects for Acorn Property and Galliard Homes Brandon Yard is a collection of fifty-eight homes located on Bristol’s floating harbour, set opposite Brunel’s SS Great Britain, an area steeped in history and full of atmosphere.   Brandon Yard features the refurbishment and conversion of two Grade II listed stone buildings, …

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Hulme Living Leaf Street Housing

Hulme Living Leaf Street Housing by Mecanoo for One Manchester The area around Leaf Street in Hulme, just outside Manchester city centre, has a history of urban renewal. The typical Victorian terraced houses were demolished after World War II to make room for the infamous Hulme Crescents, the largest social housing project in the United …

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Photograph of the Excelsior Works building in Manchester

Excelsior Works

Excelsior Works by Tim Groom Architects for Mulbury City The building occupies a pronounced location on the corner of Hulme Hall Road and converges upon a change in topography along the Bridgewater Canal. Our aim was to design a building that celebrates the area’s history and utilises the Site’s views along the canal.  By virtue of …

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