CANON GREEN COURT SALFORD

Canon Green Court is a 1960s high rise apartment block with a low rise 2 storey apartment block Westmister House alongside. Situated half a mile from Manchester City Centre. In 2018 Salix Homes comissioned Costorphine and Wright to refurbish the exisiting apartments and develope proposals for new a new build apartment block on Blackfriars Road. […]

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Chorlton Villas

A new development of 28 contemporary homes in Chorlton , Manchester. The project aims to create a contemporary Urban character with the houses facing a central green space. The house frontages are softened by ornamental herbaceous planting and espallier fruit trees. The project was completed in Spring 2017

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MAMLOCK HOUSE PRESTWICH

15 new family homes with high quality Architectural and Landscape Design. The project is currently at post tender stage. SMLA carried out masterplanning and layout design in collaboration with 2e architects as well as developing detailed design for bespoke boundary works , paving and planting. Project currently  due to start on site in Summer 2016

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Great Ancoats Street

The project is for 134 new apartments for rent on Great Ancoats Street in Central Manchester. Our input includes the design of the ground floor public realm with York Stone Paving and  semi mature Tulip trees (Liriodendron tulipifera)in Corten Steel containers.There is also a ground floor courtyard with a mirror pool collecting rainwater runoff and […]

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GREENFOLD GATEWAY MANCHESTER

The creation of a new ‘gateway’ at the junction of a Sustrans cycle way in Abbey Hey; East Manchester New cycle barriers and chicanes were installed picking up features of local interest-which included the locomotive industry which formed the area in the industrial revolution; references to the local park and fishing ponds and the adjacent […]

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TATTON ROAD DENTON

A local neighbourhood centre surrounded by local shops, a pub and public services such as a Library, the Housing Office and Doctors surgery. The project aimed to tie all of these together with a new enlarged paved space with a stepped green space forming a backdrop for events in the summer. Completed in 2008. An […]

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TRANSFORMING YOUR SPACE SALE WEST

Sale West is a former Manchester overspill estate nicknamed the ‘Racecourse Estate’ after the names of some of its roads and surrounded by relativly affluent suburbs. Trafford Council and Irwell Valley Housing Association identified funding from the lottery for improvements to public and neighbourhood spaces in the area with an emphasis on youth and community […]

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PARTINGTON ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS

Partington is a Manchester overspill estate on the edge of the Cheshire countryside. Many of the residents came from inner city Manchester in the 1950’s and 60’s with the promise of work in the adjoining petrochemical industries in Carrington –much of which closed in the 1980’s and 90’s. The area in the late 1990’s was […]

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HILLOCK ESTATE WHITEFIELD

Hillock estate is a Manchester overspill estate located in Whitefield in north Manchester between Manchester and Bury. The Project focussed on improved neighbourhood spaces in conjunction with improving practical issue such as parking problems. An environmental strategy for the estate was developed through a series of workshops with a steering group comprising residents and Housing […]

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ROCHDALE BOROUGHWIDE HOUSING

Since 2009 the practice has worked with Rochdale Boroughwide Housing to develop a series of Environmental improvement projects in housing neighbourhoods in Rochdale. The bulk of the work focused on improvements to individual properties and blocks of flats-providing off road parking utilizing permeable SUDS compliant driveways ; improved bin stores and recycling facilities So far […]

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