Our stunning Manchester studio overlooking the Piccadilly Canal Basin is recognised as one of the best new buildings in the city. Designed by BDP, the studio sets new standards for energy efficiency in the North West of England.
BDP, PO Box 85, 11 Ducie Street, Manchester, M60 3JA
Manchester Studio is home to an interdisciplinary team of award winning architects, engineers, designers and urbanists. The team’s portfolio covers a wide range of sectors, scales, clients and building types. Recently completed projects include Oldham Town Hall redevelopment, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, Victoria Station Manchester, BOXPARK Croydon and the relocation of our UK Pavilion for the 2015 Milan Expo to the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew.
The BDP designed studio, situated along the Piccadilly Basin, provides large open-plan areas including a central hub space at ground floor level with views over the canal, creating an inspiring environment for meeting, thinking and creating.
Sue was appointed Chair for our North Region in 2019 and is responsible for guiding the strategy for our Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Leeds, and Liverpool studios. She is also our sector head for education in the north of England, having designed and delivered some of our most innovative and award winning education projects.
Several of our town masterplan projects have received funding from the UK government. Each will receive part of a £1billion cash injection from the Towns Fund or the Future High Street Fund.
For National Apprenticeship Week, we spoke to three of our apprentices from across the practice during an online roundtable session hosted by Maria Glynn, our apprenticeship programme co-ordinator.
Our designs for a mixed use 253-home development at Weir Mill, Stockport have been submitted for planning and listed building consent.
Our plans for the regeneration of York’s historic Castle Gateway area have taken a major step forwards, following the City of York Council’s decisions to grant full planning consent for two landmark projects.
We are celebrating the start of construction on Manchester Metropolitan University’s new Faculty of Science and Engineering.
This year our Christmas charities programme has pledged more than £33,000 to 19 charities local to our studios.
The new Clatterbridge Cancer Centre in Liverpool is transforming the lives of people in the city and improving the standards of cancer care in the UK, whilst continuing to win accolades for its design and construction.
Three BDP apprentices are following in the footsteps of the practice’s founder, Sir George Grenfell Baines by learning their trade in Preston.