Manchester City Council Piccadilly Design Competition
Manchester City Council wishes to appoint a Landscape Architect / Urban Designer led design team to fulfil their vision and create a world class public space at Piccadilly.
Manchester City Council wishes to appoint a Landscape Architect / Urban Designer led design team to fulfil their vision and create a world class public space at Piccadilly. Piccadilly will provide an example of the very best in Manchester public realm to showcase and exemplify the City’s growing international status. It is one of the most significant central Manchester locations and has an important history.
Piccadilly Gardens (to be referred to as Piccadilly) is an open-space area situated in the heart of Manchester city centre. As an accessible gateway to the city, it provides both work and leisure opportunities for a large number of people. Piccadilly acts as a key entry point into the heart of Manchester city centre and creates a first and lasting impression on visitors and Mancunians alike.
The Council wish to develop the site in a sustainable way that respects its heritage. It seeks a design team capable of realising this project in ways that combine imagination and creativity with economy and sustainability.
Manchester City Council Capital Programmes Department are leading and administering a three-stage competition. This will result in the selection of a winning team and design, who will be appointed to develop their design and to deliver the project.
The Council will use the Chest to conduct this procurement exercise at www.the-chest.org.uk . The competition documentation including Piccadilly Design information pack containing further information and instructions for each stage of the competition are now available to download from the portal.
Estimated contract dates
Expression of interest window
From 28/10/2021 16:45 to 10/01/2022 11:00