Welcome
to Island

100,000 sq ft of net zero carbon workspace available from 2024. Available as single or multiple floors of 10,000 sq ft.

A home for forward-thinking businesses who care about people, place and planet, in a new building that’s brilliantly connected, in the heart of Manchester.

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Use less. Do more.

Designed for happy humans

Island Manchester

A workspace
for the future

Designed for happy humans. With a smart-tech focus on sustainability, and communal, informal and focused spaces that bring your people together

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12,500 sq ft of communal areas, including a rooftop terrace and wellness space - open to the whole Island community.

Ground floor dedicated to informal working, eating, meeting and events.

Resilient technology infrastructure supports your ESG objectives and makes working here easy and efficient.

Island is in the centre of Manchester and next door to Ridgefield, a newly pedestrianised street.

Island promotes health and wellbeing by embracing the WELL Building Standard principles.

We are minutes from train and tram connections, with loads of cycle storage and private showers on site.

Close to everything: great shops, food, drink and world class cultural experiences.

100,000 sq ft of net zero carbon workspace available from 2024.

Informal working

Rooftop

Events space

Social hub

Work your way

We’ve made Island a destination workspace. Work from a beautiful building that’s part of a historic neighbourhood. Take an al fresco lunch on the rooftop terrace. Enjoy events organised by Island’s community manager in a ground floor dedicated to socialising and flexible working.

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Communal, informal
and focused spaces that
bring people together.

Workspace
plans

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  1. Spinningfields
  2. Northern Quarter
  3. Albert Square
  4. Manchester Art Gallery
  5. King Street retail core
  6. St Peter’s Square
  7. The Edwardian Radisson Hotel
  8. St Ann’s Square
  9. Corn Exchange restaurants and leisure
  10. Manchester Central Convention Complex
10 min walk to Victoria Station 10 min walk to Piccadilly Station 5 min walk to St Peter’s Square

What’s near
Island?

Whether you’re looking for a restaurant nearby to have dinner with friends after work, a place to catch some fresh air on your lunch break, a place to stay, a spot of culture or shopping - you’ll find it on the doorstep of Island.

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St Ann’s Square

A pedestrianised square at the heart of Manchester’s shopping district with shops, restaurants and bars at hand. Also located among the square are The Royal Exchange Theatre and St Ann’s Church.

Northern Quarter

Nestled between Piccadilly and Ancoats is Manchester’s creative quarter - the Northern Quarter - filled with indie shops, music venues, studios, cafes, bars and restaurants.

Albert Square

Home to Manchester Town Hall, the public square is the city’s civic heart. It’s a hub for seasonal events including the Manchester Christmas Markets, Halloween in the city and Manchester Flower Festival.

Manchester Art Gallery

Showcasing a collection of over 46,000 objects from fine art to contemporary art - Manchester Art Gallery’s a whole host of culture for you to explore.

King Street retail core

In the heart of Manchester’s city centre is King Street, a premium shopping destination with a variety of fashion and jewellery stores, art galleries and restaurants.

St Peter’s Square

A public square where Manchester Central Library, the Midland Hotel, office blocks and a range of restaurants and bars are situated. Connections to Greater Manchester via the Metrolink can be made here, too.

The Edwardian Radisson Hotel

A 5-star hotel with a state-of-the-art spa and gym, award-winning plates by Peter Street Kitchen, a pool and meeting rooms.

Corn Exchange

Consisting of a hotel, indoor and outdoor dining, escape rooms, an immersive cricket experience and a variety of live events - this is a place where modern leisure meets historic architecture.

Manchester Central Convention Complex

Formerly a railway station, Manchester Central is now a city centre exhibition and conference venue.

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Use less.
Do more.

Island will be net zero carbon from day one. Our sustainable features include smart technology, carbon targets, real-time energy consumption data screens and a traffic-light system that balances fresh air and energy efficiency.

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Island’s building
features

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Fully electric

At Island, there’s no direct burning of fossil fuels

Sustainable drainage systems
Solar photovoltaic panels

With 350m2 of solar panels, we’re powered by renewable energy

Centralised air handling units

Providing our occupiers with enhanced filtration for cleaner air

Enhanced insulation

We’re exceeding Building Regulations, performing two times better than the minimum requirement

Air source heat pumps

Low-carbon heating and cooling

Demand controlled ventilation

Linked to our occupiers CO2 sensors, this system will improve indoor air quality

Mixed mode ventilation

Providing the most energy efficient solution all year round

Efficient lifts

Move from floor to floor while reducing energy consumption

Large AHU and risers

Reducing system resistance and energy

LED lighting

Integrated throughout our whole building

Air tight

Our air tightness will be rated 80% lower than the Building Regulation target of 10m3 /hr / m2 @ 50Pa

Natural ventilation

Access fresh air and free cooling

Reduced internal heat gains and loads

Through improved equipment efficiencies, we’re reducing our internal heat gains and loads

Daylight dimming and movement detection control of lighting

Low water use taps and showers

OH3 sprinkler system

Bookable cycle store

We have space for 70 bicycles and 2 hand bikes, plus private showers

CO2 heat pumps

Producing low-carbon hot water

Real-time updates

View Island’s occupancy, events and power consumption in real-time metrics

Intuitive environmental control

Control the temperature and lighting of your space from single interface

  1. Centralised air handling units

    Providing our occupiers with enhanced filtration for cleaner air

  2. Mixed mode ventilation

    Providing the most energy efficient solution all year round

  3. Efficient lifts

    Move from floor to floor while reducing energy consumption

  4. Enhanced insulation

    We’re exceeding Building Regulations, performing two times better than the minimum requirement

  5. Air tight

    Our air tightness will be rated 80% lower than the Building Regulation target of 10m3 /hr / m2 @ 50Pa

  6. Reduced internal heat gains and loads

    Through improved equipment efficiencies, we’re reducing our internal heat gains and loads

  1. Bookable cycle store

    We have space for 70 bicycles and 2 hand bikes, plus private showers

  2. Intuitive environmental control

    Control the temperature and lighting of your space from single interface

  3. Real-time updates

    View Island’s occupancy, events and power consumption in real-time metrics

  4. Sustainable drainage systems
  5. Solar photovoltaic panels

    With 350m2 of solar panels, we’re powered by renewable energy

  6. Demand controlled ventilation

    Linked to our occupiers CO2 sensors, this system will improve indoor air quality

  1. Air source heat pumps

    Low-carbon heating and cooling

  2. Large AHU and risers

    Reducing system resistance and energy

  3. LED lighting

    Integrated throughout our whole building

  4. Natural ventilation

    Access fresh air and free cooling

  5. Daylight dimming and movement detection control of lighting

  6. Low water use taps and showers

  7. CO2 heat pumps

    Producing low-carbon hot water

  8. OH3 sprinkler system

  9. Fully electric

    At Island, there’s no direct burning of fossil fuels

Island flexes to meet the changing needs of your teams – today, and tomorrow

Smart
Tech

We don’t use tech for tech’s sake. Our thoughtful smart tech is designed to help everyone do their bit for climate care and preempt maintenance issues, keeping the working day glitch, hitch and guilt free.

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Intuitive environmental control

Control the temperature and lighting of your space from a single interface.

Digital resource booking

Book bike racks, lockers and shared spaces before arrival.

Real-time updates

View Island’s occupancy, events and power consumption in real-time metrics.

Seamless building access

Access Island, your workspace and amenities with a singular access card.

Smart capabilities in tenant areas

Smart functioning workspaces with building connectivity that efficiently share data to Island.

Reliable connectivity

Work smoothly and effectively (or check your socials) with rapid, wireless connectivity.

Social and local
economic impact

We’re making an impact in our local communities. Through engagement with our supply chain partners to hire and spend locally, we’re focusing on people, place and planet.

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Over 50%

of our workforce live within 20 miles of Island, reducing the impacts from travel.

Local spend has exceeded

£11.7 million so far
60% over target

on local spend, reducing the carbon footprint and supporting local businesses.

13 apprentices worked on Island for a combined total of

140 weeks

supporting education schemes

31 hours
£13,594,620

of social and economic value has been delivered to date against a target of £7,919,475.

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Magical things happen when we meet in person

We’d love to tell you more about the building and how it can work for you. Get in touch below.

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