Located in the heart of Manchester City Centre on a 1.43-acre site bounded by Bootle Street, Jackson’s Row and Southmill Street, St. Michael’s has been designed as a world-class mixed use development linking key strategic sites through Deansgate to the Manchester Town Hall. It will comprise a a 200-bed, five-star hotel, 153 one, two and three-bed apartments, 135,000 sq ft of Grade A office space and 30,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space, including two new sky bars/restaurants. The development includes the 31-storey ‘Number One St. Michael’s’, home to the hotel and residences, and the 21-storey office tower, ‘Number Two St. Michael’s’.
The Lower Square, which will be known as ‘St. Michael’s Square,’ will provide up to 14,000 sq ft of quality public realm, linking the development to Albert Square and the Town Hall. St. Michael’s Square will be populated with kiosks and alfresco eating and drinking space. The Upper Square, which will be known as ‘The Garden,’ will offer 11,000 sq ft of public space with room for alfresco restaurants. ‘The Garden’ will be the venue for all-year-round entertainment from live music to outdoor theatre. Linking St. Michael’s Square to ‘The Garden’ will be ‘The Steps,’ a 15 metre high architectural staircase. Situated around the steps will be vibrant eating and drinking establishments.
Designed by internationally acclaimed MAKE Architects, St. Michael’s is envisioned to be a landmark city centre development and will meet the growing demand for quality accommodation and offices in Manchester. The development is currently undergoing public consultation.
More information about St. Michael’s can be found at www.st-michaels.com.