The Co-opreative Group Manchester Masterplan

The Co-opreative Group Manchester Masterplan

Open, international, EoI

Manchester, UK

14 Dec 2007 – EoI Submission Deadline (emailed by 5:00 pm)

21 Dec 2007 – Shortlist Announced

06 Feb 2008 – Submission Deadline


The Co-opreative Group


Open, international, EoI


Manchester, UK




24 Nov 2007 – Competition Launch

14 Dec 2007 – EoI Submission Deadline (emailed by 5:00 pm)

21 Dec 2007 – Shortlist Announced

06 Feb 2008 – Submission Deadline

23 Feb 2008 – Presentations

29 Feb 2008 – Masterplanner Appointed


Only companies and consortia with a proven track record in these areas should apply. The core disciplines we expect from any team would be: masterplanning, planning, transportation, geotechnical and environmental engineers, stakeholder consultation, quantity surveying, commercial advice/ valuation, commercial transactions, environmental sustainability


Not Announced


Design Commission




This is the Northern Gateway site into Manchester City Centre. The last remaining site of its size, it comprises circa 20 acres, includes seven listed buildings, sits next to a mass transport hub and a multi-modal transport interchange.

-The site consists of c20 acres of buildings and land

-The site is bounded by Corporation St, Balloon St, Shudehill and Rochdale Road

-The site is at the heart of the Northern gateway to the city

-The site forms part of the Shudehill Conservation Area, the Collyhurst Local Plan and the Manchester Unitary Development Plan

-Parts of the site have internationally important archaeological and nationally important historical interest

-Most of the buildings are Grade 2 listed

-The site has been home to Co-operative businesses for 100+ years

A short list will be selected and asked to enter a competition to produce a master plan and strategy for the 20 acre site. After submissions have been received you will be advised, by email, of the process for submitting any additional supporting submission documentation.


All submissions to be emailed as PDF documents to

The Co-operative Estates

Manchester Masterplan

PO Box 53

New Century House

Manchester M60 4ES