New £250m Manchester tower – the client team


Developers Dominvs Group and Whitbread have lodged plans for a £250 million office and student scheme in Manchester. 

£250m manchester tower
Credit: Manchester City Council
by Rory ButlerDecember 9, 2022

The joint venture (JV) at One Medlock Street in the city will form part of Manchester’s Southern Gateway. 

Inside the deal: An existing five-storey Premier Inn hotel at the site will be demolished. 

Jon Matthews Architects proposes a 14-storey office building (280,000 sq ft), and a split-height student residential building for more than 1,000 persons in a 37-storey tower, stepping down to 11 storeys (332,425 sq ft overall).  

  • New public space facing River Street 
  • New community centre 
  • 10-storey public artwork installation 

This is the third time Dominvs and Whitbread have joined forces. 

On the job: 

  • Jon Matthews Architects   
  • Planit-IE 
  • Ramboll 
  • Ridge 
  • Cumming Group 

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