The Guts

Mae Architects, Manchester, 2012

 

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Residential estate with a mix of houses for social rent and shared ownership in New Islington, east Manchester

The development consists of 18 units that are all front door, window and gable end homes set in two terraces.

Ten side-by-side, back-to-back semis, which have their gables aligned perpendicular to the street, are bookended with two four-bedroom, three storey, houses at the sites southern edge.

The remaining six units are arranged in a more traditional terrace.

The structure is traditional timber frame, with load-bearing brick in one colour on the ground storey and alternating grey, ivory and red on the second storey.

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  • Begun: Feb 2011
  • Completed: Aug 2012
  • Sector: Residential
  • Total cost: £2.2M
  • Procurement: Design & Build
  • Address: Weybridge road, New Islington, Manchester, United Kingdom

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