July 22, 2018

Salford Quays redevelopment plans approved by planners


Fortis Developments plans to develop Furness Quay, within Salford Quays, have been unanimously approved by planners, subject to the execution of a section 106 agreement. This exciting development, to be named Fortis Quay, will consist of 5 high specification blocks creating in excess of 750 luxury apartments and will rise to 27 storeys, which once built, will be the tallest building in Salford.

The 2 existing buildings, formerly used as offices, have permission already to convert and extend with Custom House rising from 6 stories to 10 storeys and Furness House from 11 storeys to 17 storeys.

The 640,000sq.ft Fortis Quay will include a gymnasium for its residents, on site concierge and on site car parking, as well as extensive grounds with landscaped avenues, a neighbourhood square, recreational space and children’s play areas.

Bowman Riley were Architects, supported by Landscape Architects DEP, Planning Consultants Lambert Smith Hampton, and Sanderson’s for Transport. Beaumont Morgan will be Main Contractor and works are expected to start on site in April 2017.

Kieran Moore, said: “We are delighted at the decision to approve our re-submitted planning application for this prestigious development at Furness Quay. The scheme has been amended to at the request of the planners, to provide additional public realm space which will enhance the community experience within the development. We now look forward to progressing the construction phase with the first two phases of the development scheduled for completion in 2018.”

Fortis Quay is the 9th development in greater Manchester for Fortis Developments taking the total investment in the region to over £300m. They are due to complete the construction of Adelphi Wharf, Bridgewater Point and Bridgewater Gate in 2017. Fortis also have developments in other regional cities throughout the UK including Chester, Liverpool, Leeds and Birmingham.

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