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Rodney Street

Photo Credit: Buttress and Virtual Planit 

Rodney Street, Manchester

  • Client:

    Manchester City Council

  • Architect:

    Buttress Architects

  • Value:

    £33m

  • Accreditations:

    Whole Life Carbon

  • Our Role

    M&E, Building Physics, Sustainability 


The Rodney Street development is a build to rent residential scheme in Ancoats and will provide low-energy housing for Manchester City Council. 

The development consists of 118 (1-2 bed) apartments across 2 apartment blocks and 10 (3-4 bed) townhouses townhouses. Around 30% of the homes available at the Manchester Living Rent with the remaining homes  available at market rent. Secure cycle storage, parking and a landscaped public realm will also be provided.

Sustainability has played a significant role in the design, the scheme will be delivered using low carbon and low energy design principles and be fossil free. A combination of mechanical ventilation and heat recovery (MVHR) and heat pump technology helping keep running costs low for residents.

 Method Consulting are leading the M&E design and the Sustainability team are acting as embodied carbon consultants.

Rodney Street

Photo Credit: Buttress and Virtual Planit