Building 100, Greengate

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  • Image (c) Flanagan Lawrence

  • Image (c) Flanagan Lawrence

  • Location
    Manchester, UK
  • Client
    ASK Real Estate Ltd
  • Construction Value
    £25m

Project Description

Building 100 is one of two office buildings above a multi-storey car park and podium in Manchester’s burgeoning Greengate district. It is a 9-storey office building with a central core and large floor plates. The fire engineering challenge is to enable a building that is simultaneously optimised and flexible. Design Fire Consultants has developed an efficient core layout where the number and width of escape stairs is minimised, but one which also allows multiple tenancy split arrangements. This has required careful consideration of the routes into the core and a strategy that allows for extended travel distances. In addition, DFC will be conducting structural fire engineering assessments to help optimise the structural steel and fire protection solutions to ensure a high standard of safety at minimum cost.