CTBUH Silver Member

SimpsonHaugh

About

Member Since: 2018

Member Offices: Manchester

Website: http://simpsonhaugh.com

SimpsonHaugh's passion for responsible, uplifting and beautiful design has informed their approach since 1987, when Rachel Haugh and Ian Simpson were united by a shared belief that innovative architectural thought has the power to shape and transform our cities.

Reinforcing these guiding principles across a portfolio of work ranging from masterplans to interiors, they apply a creative and bespoke approach to every opportunity. Collaborating with aspirational clients, communities and design teams, they harness their passion, knowledge and expertise to evolve powerful and pragmatic solutions, embracing the opportunity to show everyone that high quality design brings added value.

Fields of Expertise

Architecture

Membership details

Membership Level

Silver

Member Since

2018

Member Offices

  • Manchester

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Deansgate Square South Tower

200.5 m / 658 ft

2

Beetham Tower

168.9 m / 554 ft

3

One Blackfriars

166.3 m / 546 ft

4

Deansgate Square East Tower

157.9 m / 518 ft

5

Elizabeth Tower

152.6 m / 501 ft

6

Deansgate Square West Tower

144.1 m / 473 ft

7

10 Holloway Circus

130 m / 427 ft

8

Deansgate Square North Tower

121.5 m / 399 ft

9

Dollar Bay

109 m / 357 ft

10

82 West

96.2 m / 315 ft

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

14 October 2013

Should "affordable" housing be mixed with high-income housing within the same building?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Nigel Biggs, CBRE; Harry Handelsman, Manhattan Loft Corporation; Christoph Ingenhoven, ingenhoven architects; Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects; and Rafael...

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Research

11 June 2013

The Special Nature of the European Skyscraper

European architecture is at a crossroads. Its commercial and environmental realities are driving buildings ever-higher, but not all are convinced. In this article – contributed...

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Global News

11 August 2020

Leeds Student Tower Approved

The £100 million (US$130 million) scheme has been designed by architect SimpsonHaugh for developer Merrion Street Leeds, owned by Real Estate Capital Holdings. The proposed...

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Associated companies

Rank
Name
City
Height

1

Deansgate Square South Tower

Manchester

201 m

658 ft

2

Lumiere Tower 1

Leeds

171 m

560 ft

3

Beetham Tower

Manchester

169 m

554 ft

4

St. John`s Riverside Tower 3

Manchester

168 m

552 ft

5

One Blackfriars

London

166 m

546 ft

6

Brunswick Quay

Liverpool

166 m

545 ft

7

Deansgate Square East Tower

Manchester

158 m

518 ft

8

The Cylinder

Manchester

154 m

506 ft

9

The Blade

Manchester

153 m

503 ft

10

Elizabeth Tower

Manchester

153 m

501 ft

11

Deansgate Square West Tower

Manchester

144 m

473 ft

12

Viadux Building B2

Manchester

139 m

455 ft

13

One South Quay

London

134 m

438 ft

14

10 Holloway Circus

Birmingham

130 m

427 ft

15

Tower on River Street

Manchester

125 m

409 ft

16

Deansgate Square North Tower

Manchester

122 m

399 ft

17

Arundel Street Project

Manchester

113 m

371 ft

18

Lumiere Tower 2

Leeds

113 m

370 ft

19

Dollar Bay

London

109 m

357 ft

20

Kensington Forum Hotel Tower 1

London

102 m

334 ft

21

44 Merrion Street

Leeds

100 m

327 ft

22

Swan House Tower 1

Manchester

98 m

323 ft

23

Transition Tower 1

Manchester

96 m

316 ft

24

82 West

London

96 m

315 ft

25

Artisan Heights

Manchester

95 m

311 ft

26

No 1 Spinningfields

Manchester

92 m

302 ft

27

River Street Tower

Manchester

92 m

301 ft

28

Transition Tower 3

Manchester

78 m

257 ft

29

North View

Manchester

78 m

255 ft

30

Kensington Forum Hotel Tower 2

London

77 m

251 ft

31

Arundel Street Project

Manchester

75 m

245 ft

32

Staycity Aparthotel Manchester

Manchester

73 m

238 ft

33

Viadux Building B3

Manchester

72 m

234 ft

34

Holbrook House

London

67 m

221 ft

35

No. 1 Deansgate

Manchester

62 m

202 ft

36

Transition Tower 2

Manchester

54 m

178 ft

37

Hampton Inn by Hilton Leeds City Centre

Leeds

47 m

154 ft

38

Swan House Tower 2

Manchester

46 m

151 ft

39

Clippers Quay Tower

Salford

- m

- ft

40

Bridge Street Redevelopment Tower 2

Leeds

- m

- ft

40

Bridge Street Redevelopment Tower 3

Leeds

- m

- ft

40

Bridge Street Redevelopment Tower 4

Leeds

- m

- ft

43

Bridge Street Redevelopment Tower 1

Leeds

- m

- ft

44

St. John`s Quarter Tower 2

Manchester

- m

- ft

44

St. John`s Quarter Tower 3

Manchester

- m

- ft

Statistics

150 m+ Buildings

Average Building Age*

5 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (67%), 10 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Concrete (86%), 12 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

Total: 15 Buildings for which a function has been assigned.
 
Total: 14 Buildings for which a material has been assigned.
 

*Based on 15 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

14 October 2013 | London

Should "affordable" housing be mixed with high-income housing within the same building?

Industry leaders answering this question include: Nigel Biggs, CBRE; Harry Handelsman, Manhattan Loft Corporation; Christoph Ingenhoven, ingenhoven architects; Ian Simpson, Ian Simpson Architects; and Rafael...

12 June 2013 | London

London and Beyond: Regionalism and the British Skyscraper

There are very few architects who have built tall buildings across numerous cities in the UK, and yet several cities outside London have enthusiastically embraced...

25 October 2007 | Chicago

CTBUH 6th Annual Awards

The CTBUH 6th Annual Awards Dinner, set within the atmospheric setting of Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Crown Hall at the Illinois Institute of Technology,...

11 June 2013

The Special Nature of the European Skyscraper

Viewpoints: The London Conference

European architecture is at a crossroads. Its commercial and environmental realities are driving buildings ever-higher, but not all are convinced. In this article – contributed...

11 August 2020

Leeds Student Tower Approved

The £100 million (US$130 million) scheme has been designed by architect SimpsonHaugh for developer Merrion Street Leeds, owned by Real Estate Capital Holdings. The proposed...

29 June 2020

A 22-Story Aparthotel Could Be Built in Manchester

Plans for a towering ‘aparthotel’ near the Castlefield Viaduct have been recommended for approval by Manchester council’s chief executive. Development decisions are still being handled...

07 February 2020

London Docklands Redevelopment Scheme Approved

Plans to redevelop Quay House in Canary Wharf were given the go-ahead by Tower Hamlets Council. SimpsonHaugh has won planning approval for Quay House, a...

26 November 2019

Manchester Development Scheme Progresses to Phase Two

Manchester-based developer Renaker Build Ltd is moving forward with two 51-story towers as part of its large-scale redevelopment of Great Jackson Street on the edge...

26 November 2019

Manchester Development Scheme Progresses to Phase Two

Manchester-based developer Renaker Build Ltd is moving forward with two 51-story towers as part of its large-scale redevelopment of Great Jackson Street on the edge...

26 June 2019

London Mayor Approves High-Rise Hotel Plan, Despite Local Council’s Rejection

London mayor Sadiq Khan has overturned the local council and approved SimpsonHaugh’s plan for the of a Brutalist Richard Seifert-designed hotel in Kensington. In October...

29 March 2019

Developers Scale Back Manchester High-Rise Due to Local Concerns

Cricketer-turned-developer Andrew Flintoff of Logik Developments, along with architects SimpsonHaugh, unveiled a new-look scheme for the site on Arundel Street in the Manchester’s Castlefield district....

29 March 2019

Developers Scale Back Manchester High-Rise Due to Local Concerns

Cricketer-turned-developer Andrew Flintoff of Logik Developments, along with architects SimpsonHaugh, unveiled a new-look scheme for the site on Arundel Street in the Manchester’s Castlefield district....

23 January 2019

Plans for Skyscraper Revised in Manchester St. John’s Development

The developer behind the massive St John’s development in Manchester has scrapped plans for a 52-story skyscraper by SimpsonHaugh & Partners at the heart of...

28 March 2018

Architect Debuts 34-Story Salford Tower in Greater Manchester

Simpson Haugh Architects has submitted a proposal for a 34-story tower on the waterfront in Salford that would be the regeneration area’s tallest development. Created...

CTBUH Initiatives Involving SimpsonHaugh

Activity at the CTBUH London Conference: Day Two

12 June 2013

See the highlights from the second day of the CTBUH 2013 London Conference including The Shard Networking Reception.