Circle Square Manchester

Circle Square, Manchester

A major masterplan that has provided significant commercial space, residential units, retail and leisure space at public realm in Manchester's Symphony Park.

Mixed Use Regeneration - North West

Project Overview

We have provided multi-disciplinary advice on this large mixed-use scheme since 2017. The masterplan includes over 1.2m ft2 of commercial space, 2000 residential units, and 100,000ft2 of retail and leisure space around a large new public realm named Symphony Park.

Individual projects have included:

  • No 1 Circle Square (Building 4): 14 storey building providing 235,430 sq ft of office space over 12 floors

  • No 2 Circle Square (Building 2): 18 storey building providing 155,317 sq ft of office space over 17 floors

  • Symphony Park (building 3): central amenity space for the Masterplan and provides retail spaces with a rooftop terraced park

  • No 3 Circle Square (Building 12): 14 storey building providing 220,000 sq ft of office space over 15 floors

  • Vita Living North (Buildings 5&6): 36 storey residential building providing 417 luxury apartments

  • Vita Student Charles (Building 9):17 storey building providing 384 Student apartments

  • Vita Student Medlock (Building 10): 17 storey building providing 496 Student apartments

  • Vita Student Nobel (Building 11): 11 storey building providing 220 Student apartments

  • Vita Living East (Buildings 7 & 8): 15 storey building providing 266 apartments

  • Multi Storey Car Park and Hotel: 1014 car park spaces with 158 bed hotel

Services we provided:

  • Civils & StructuresCivils & Structures
  • Transport PlanningTransport Planning
  • EnvironmentalEnvironmental
  • GeotechnicalGeotechnical
  • InfrastructureInfrastructure


Vita Group & Bruntwood SciTech

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The Challenge

Curtins worked in a multi-disciplinary team on this project which involved working with multiple stakeholders, and overcoming numerous challenges, over a period of many years.

Our Solution

We contributed to regular client, design team, community consultation and progress meetings to work collaboratively with all those involved.

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