Location
Salford
Use
Residential / Affordable / Build to Rent / Civic & Community / Education / Heritage / Homes / Hotel / Infrastructure / Leisure / Mixed Use / Office / Public Space
Website
New Bailey

On the doorstep of Spinningfields and the River Irwell, was a vast 50-acre space, under-utilised but brimming with potential.

A shared vision

Thanks to an ambitious shared vision and a strong, lasting partnership, Salford Central is now a community of world class workspaces for businesses, over 1,000 new homes and sits right at the forefront of Salford's success.

Highlights

Two cities united

It all started with a vision. A vision to link two cities. To create a place buzzing with people, businesses and life… a hive of activity. A place where people wanted to live, work and hang out. A major contributor to the success of Salford.

Delivery through thick and thin

It continued with determination, innovative-thinking and a lot of problem-solving to make that vision a reality. We supplied the long-term structure and support to create a community which residents, international businesses and small independents now call home.

We're raising the bar

In Salford we’re setting new standards for sustainability. Our net zero in operation workspace, Eden, is targeting international accreditations which will make it one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the UK.

A new eden

Eden’s living wall will be adorned with over 350,000 plants, making it the largest in Europe. With running costs 60% cheaper than a traditional office, it’ll be home to forward-thinking businesses who take their green credentials seriously.

Two cities united

It all started with a vision. A vision to link two cities. To create a place buzzing with people, businesses and life… a hive of activity. A place where people wanted to live, work and hang out. A major contributor to the success of Salford.

Delivery through thick and thin

It continued with determination, innovative-thinking and a lot of problem-solving to make that vision a reality. We supplied the long-term structure and support to create a community which residents, international businesses and small independents now call home.

We're raising the bar

In Salford we’re setting new standards for sustainability. Our net zero in operation workspace, Eden, is targeting international accreditations which will make it one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the UK.

A new eden

Eden’s living wall will be adorned with over 350,000 plants, making it the largest in Europe. With running costs 60% cheaper than a traditional office, it’ll be home to forward-thinking businesses who take their green credentials seriously.

A true partnership

Delivering a vision on this scale can’t be done alone. It needs multiple parties working towards a shared goal.

In Salford, we’ve been working closely with our partners for more than a decade, listening to each other and utilising each other’s skills to deliver a brighter future for the city. Of course, we’ve met hurdles, but we’ve all rolled our sleeves up to come up with solutions, together.

Partners

Salford Central has been delivered by ECF in collaboration with Salford City Council.

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We've delivered

Over 1,000 mixed tenure homes
Public and event space
Shops and restaurants
770,000 sq ft workspace
New and improved pedestrian routes
Improved highways
Over 1,000 parking spaces
In numbers

£billion

Development value

years

Duration

acres

Scale

New homes
Timeline

2014

First phase delivered, a new Premier Inn and New Bailey multi storey car park.

2015

The first new homes land at Vimto Gardens, 97 apartments and 14 family townhouses.

2016

We completed 36 more family homes at Timekeepers Square, and over 140,000 sq ft of Grade A work space at One New Bailey.

2017

The Slate Yard on Stanley Street delivers more contemporary new homes to the area…

2018

… and in 2018 even more new homes (22 townhouses at Carpino Place and phase two of The Slate Yard) further add to the growing community.

2019

Alongside the rather fetching Stanley Street Car Park, we delivered 11,500 sq ft of work space at Riverside. And we liked it so much we moved in!

2020

The final phase of new homes at The Slate Yard complete alongside another 188,500 sq ft of prime work space at Two New Bailey.

2021

New Bailey and Chapel Street are fully fledged neighbourhoods. More residents move into Atelier and beautiful townhouses at Valette Square, and we complete another 157,000 sq ft of office space at Three New Bailey.

2022

We deliver 211 apartments on the edge of the River Irwell at Novella.

2023

Eden, a 115,000 sq ft net zero in operation work space is due to complete by the end of 2023 alongside 175,000 sq ft at Four New Bailey.

2024

Greenhaus – 96 affordable passivhaus standard homes completes our work in the Chapel Street area of Salford Central.

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Testimonials

Muse, via ECF, have shown absolute commitment and unwavering perseverance in delivering a world-class regeneration scheme for Salford.

Paul Dennett
City Mayor, Salford City Council

Delivering a building in 2020 was always going to be difficult, but Muse not only overcame covid issues but completed the project 3 months ahead of programme.

James Edmunds
Creative Lead, Build to Rent, Legal & General Investment Management

A very successful transformation of a large site that seems to have created a genuine sense of place, full of life and activity.

Judges comments
Property Week Awards, 2021

Thanks to the partnership with Muse and ECF, we are undergoing a renaissance of growth not seen for years.

Jim Wensley
Head of Regeneration, Transport and Property, Salford City Council

A great response to local context, Valette Square is a standout scheme and a striking example of place-making and urban design.

Judges comments
Insider NW Residential Awards, 2022

Riverside House represents a masterclass of old and new using innovative construction techniques to create a unique workspace behind a 19th century façade.

Judges comments
OAS Development Awards, 2022
Awards

2022

Two New Bailey Square, Salford Central - Highly Commended for Commercial Workplace

BCO National Awards

2022

Riverside House, Salford Central - Best Delivered Scheme Outside of London (Under 35,000 sq ft)

OAS Development Awards

2022

Valette Square, Salford Central - Housing Development of the Year

Insider NW Residential Property Awards

2021

Salford Central - Placemaking Award

Property Week Awards

2020

Riverside House, Salford Central - Regional Fit out of the Year

BCO Northern Awards

Location

Salford Central
New Bailey,
Salford M3 5JL

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