Manchester Facts

150m+ Buildings 1 Completed1 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Beetham Tower (169 m)
Global Ranking #211 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #20 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #2 in UK by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Beetham Tower (2006)
Average Building Age 11 years
Most Common Function Mixed-use, 50%
Most Common Material Concrete, 100%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Owen Street-Tower A 2018 201 m
2   Beetham Tower 2006 169 m
3   Owen Street-Tower D 2018 122 m
4   C.I.S. Solar Tower 1962 118 m
5   City Tower 1967 107 m
6   No. 1 Great Marlborough Street 2012 106 m
7   No 1 Spinningfields 2017 92 m
8   Arndale House 1980 90 m
9   Axis Tower 2018 89 m
10   1 Water Street 2017 81 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Trinity Islands-Tower X 2022 213 m
2   St. John`s Riverside Tower 3 2022 168 m
3   Owen Street-Tower B 2021 158 m
4   Owen Street-Tower C 2021 144 m
5   St. Michael Tower - 133 m
6   Trinity Island-Tower W 2022 131 m
7   Tower on River Street - 125 m
8   Trinity Islands-Tower Y 2022 119 m
9   10-12 Whitworth Street - 118 m
10   St John's Riverside-Tower 1 2020 114 m
1   Trinity Islands-Tower X 2022 213 m
2   Owen Street-Tower A 2018 201 m
3   Beetham Tower 2006 169 m
4   St. John`s Riverside Tower 3 2022 168 m
5   Owen Street-Tower B 2021 158 m
6   Owen Street-Tower C 2021 144 m
7   St. Michael Tower - 133 m
8   Trinity Island-Tower W 2022 131 m
9   Tower on River Street - 125 m
10   Owen Street-Tower D 2018 122 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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Research Papers

A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
Jun 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 2

A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

Remodel, Recycle or Rebuild? - Addressing the Fire Safety Challenges of Repurposing Skyscrapers
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism

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Papers Related to Manchester

A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
Jun 2017 – International Journal of High-Rise Buildings Volume 6 Number 2; Philip Oldfield, University of New South Wales
This research suggests the most effective way for improving energy efficiency in tall buildings is a “fabric-first” approach. This involves optimizing the performance of…
A “Fabric-First” Approach to Sustainable Tall Building Design
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Philip Oldfield, University of New South Wales
This research suggests the most effective way for improving energy efficiency in tall buildings is a “fabric-first” approach. This involves optimizing the performance of…
Remodel, Recycle or Rebuild? - Addressing the Fire Safety Challenges of Repurposing Skyscrapers
17 Oct 2016 – Cities to Megacities: Shaping Dense Vertical Urbanism; Simon Lay, Olsson Fire & Risk
Some of our established world cities are already facing the challenge of older tall building stock that is no longer relevant to the most commercially attractive uses.…
Fire Engineering the Tallest Building in the Historic City of Manchester, UK
Oct 2004 – CTBUH 2004 Seoul Conference; Dean Kevin McGrail & Simon Francis Lay, WSP Fire Engineering; W.K. Chow, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
This paper addresses the fire engineered design of the means of escape provisions from the residential areas of the New Landmark Beetham Tower in the Historic City of…

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