Logik Developments has submitted a planning application to Manchester City Council for a commercial scheme that will form part of the €1.12bn (£1bn) Mayfield Masterplan. The plans will see the developer transform the land on Baring Street – next to the Mayfield Park – to create circa 215,000ft² of commercial office space and a 170,000ft² hotel. with plans to start on site Q2 2021 subject to planning approval.
Neil Spencer Managing Director of Logik Developments described the development as ‘in keeping with the Mayfield history’ he said: “The Mayfield story has been widely incorporated into this project encompassing the River Medlock, Mancunian Way and the abandoned Mayfield train station. The building nods to the industrial feel of the masterplan and this has been integral to the focus and development of this project.”
The office accommodation spans 12 storeys. OBI has been appointed to market the scheme. OBI Founder Will Lewis said: “The scheme will appeal to a range of occupiers and there will be a great deal of interest in the commercial space at Baring Street. This is an exciting new neighbourhood and its great news to see the scheme moving forward”.
Tim Groom Architects is leading the project design. RECOM Solutions has been appointed as Project Managers with Hoare Lea providing M&E consultancy and Roscoe advising on civil and structural design. Deloitte is the planning consultant for the scheme.
Neil Spencer added: “The scheme that is moving into planning, depicts the appetite for development, in which will be, one of Manchester’s most sought-after locations. The building is in keeping with Mayfield masterplan encompassing of Mayfield’s history and in keeping with the SRF. This is a fantastic and exciting scheme to be involved in.”