City Campus

Manchester College

Design and build of a new 5 storey teaching facility

Engineering Services

City Campus

Engineering Services

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The brief

Briggs & Forrester completed the MEP Services contract on the £54m Manchester College City Campus that forms part of their new city centre campus. The development is situated on the site of the former Boddington’s brewery, opposite Manchester Arena.

We delivered the full design and build MEP services contract developed from initial Stage 4A designs by BDP. BIM Level 2 was utilised on the project in order to ensure collaborative working and information sharing. The building has achieved BREEEAM ‘Excellent’ standards by incorporating sustainable and energy efficient services.

The City Campus focuses on creative and digital industries, as well as UCEN Manchester’s Arden School of Theatre and Manchester Film School. Spanning 5 storey’s, the building consists of two cutting-edge theatres, film studios, media, computing and editing suites, plus recording and photography studios, dance studios and rehearsal rooms as well as teaching spaces for hospitality, media make-up and special effects.

Project summary...

Service value

£10.4m

Contract period

10 months

Consultant

BDP

Client

Willmott Dixon

Architect

Simpson Hough

What we did for this project...

We have a fully integrated design and build capability across the group, including 3D coordination and Building Information Modelling. By developing the design and being fully involved in the early stages of a project, we can provide timely design solutions and verification.

The group provides a range of specialist skills encompassing engineering, design, installation, and maintenance. The combined experience, knowledge and expertise of all five divisions enables the group to develop and implement fully-integrated solutions for some of the most complex and demanding mechanical, electrical and public health engineering installations.

We guarantee a smooth handover transition with the project team remaining the main point of contact, the development of commissioning and training plan and regular visits from our team in the months after practical completion.

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