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Express Building, Manchester


Project Overview

Zerum secured full planning and listed building consent for the refurbishment of the Express Buildings, and negotiated consents without any pre-commencement conditions to allow an immediate start on site to fit with the client’s programme.


  • Grade ll* listed building
  • recognised as one of Manchester’s most iconic building’s
  • extensive refurbishment to return it to a condition which respects its former use and design but also provides high specification modern office space designed to appeal to Manchester’s thriving tech and digital sectors
  • redesigned reception, installation of café, cutting-back of the ground floor slab, new mezzanine floor to sixth floor, original architecture and former use celebrated throughout the building
  • Client: Wittington Investments (Properties) Ltd
  • Location: Manchester City Centre
  • Sector: Offices

Key Facts


7,330 Sqm


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