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21-07-2003 > First Skyscraper Proposed For Manchester

Hilton Deansgate Beetham ManchesterManchester has seen its first true skyscraper proposal with Ian Simpson Architects for Beetham proposing a 150m+ tower for Deansgate, the current ground zero of the city's redevelopment. The 48 floor hotel and residential building, which has been secretly under design for over 2 years has the support of both English Heritage and the local council.

24-01-2003 > Manchester Castlefield Tower Floated

Castlefield Tower ManchesterManchester which has seen a glut of medium rise proposals over the past few years looks set to get it's first 500ft+ planned skyscraper with the proposals for a landmark tower in the Castlefield area of the city which is currently being redeveloped.

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15-11-2002 > Foster Proposes New Liverpool Grace

Fourth Grace LiverpoolA first look at the new Norman Foster proposed 4th Grace for the Liverpool waterfront called the Ark. With a design that can only be described as completely stunning, Foster has envisaged a hull of a ship in glass front by what appears to be a bow, with a massive 36floor tower rising from the rear like a bridge. If it goes ahead it will be Liverpool's first 500 foot/150m+ tall building.

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29-10-2002 > University of Manchester Plans Tower Demolition

No ImageThe University of Manchester is continuing the creeping privatisation of the higher education system with the planned demolition of many of it's towers which make up a substantial part of the Manchester skyline. Those towers that are scheduled for demolition are Owens Park Tower, Moberly Hall with another four slated for possible demolition housing over 600 students.

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05-05-2000 > Liverpools Cascading Towers

Capital ExchangeA collection of towers called Capital Exchange for the Liverpool waterfront were revealed today by developer Richard Miller of Rumford Developments that have been designed by KPF.

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15-09-2002 > Alsop For Manchester Splashdown

No ImageIs Manchester finally going to get a new tallest? News has emerged that Will Alsop's Urban Splash regeneration project to provide 1400 new homes in a run down area of East Manchester will go ahead but there's been no mention of the tower so far.

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