Manchester City Council gave green light to the third phase of Castlefield’s trophy development, which will comprise 86 apartments ranging from one to three bedrooms as well as rooftop gardens and terraces.
The original proposals for the 11 storey apartment building were made several months ago and have now received their official approval in order to commence the work.
In total, the development comprises 86 apartments, 3 commercial units, associated parking and rooftop gardens, additionally the plans reveals private terraces and gardens.
City Gardens sits alongside two earlier phases of the development, The Sky Gardens and The Roof Gardens, all developed by a Manchester based Company. The whole development will create 310 new homes, a public square, courtyards and tree-lined walkways and an additionally 30,000 sq ft of commercial space.
Accommodation includes single storey one and two bed apartments with floor to ceiling windows. Further up, on the top three floors a number of three bedroom triplex penthouses with private gardens is planned. On the eighth floor, a sun terrace and picnic area will be open to all future residents and the communal lobby will feature a vertical garden.
Gary Jackson, founder and director of DeTrafford Estate Group, the company responsible for this impressive project, said: “This approval allows us to move forward with the third phase of our development featuring roof garden living. It marks another milestone in the delivery of the proposed master plan for the area and supports its continuing transformation.”
“Our schemes, offering boutique homes with easy access to outside space, are designed for today’s city living and will contribute to an already great sense of community.”
Pochin’s has been contracted for the building work, which is scheduled to commence this summer with an 18 month building period. Work on phase one, The Roof Gardens, is, however, already underway.
Source: Manchester Evening News