Morgan Sindall Begins Work on UK University Building

13 April 2011 (Last Updated April 13th, 2011 18:30)

UK-based design and construction firm Morgan Sindall has started work on a £23m building at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK. Morgan Sindall secured the contract after a four-way single-stage design and building tender process. The new building for the Manchest

UK-based design and construction firm Morgan Sindall has started work on a £23m building at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK.

Morgan Sindall secured the contract after a four-way single-stage design and building tender process.

The new building for the Manchester School of Art will contain teaching space, new workshops, a roof garden and a vertical gallery.

The project will also include refurbishment of the adjoining Chatham Tower including cladding the Tower in black horizontal stripes against a vertical finish.

The refurbished Chatham Tower will also be connected to an adjacent seven-storey gallery.

Construction is expected to be complete in mid 2012.