Chapman Taylor designs environmentally sustainable Salford homes

Anchorage Quay, Salford - street view (Chapman Taylor)

Work is due to start in early 2021 on a major environmentally sustainable residential scheme in Salford which will deliver 290 new apartments in Greater Manchester.

Salford City Council has granted reserved matters planning permission for Anchorage Gateway, a 29 storey building, designed by architects Chapman Taylor and submitted by developer Cole Waterhouse.

The design includes outdoor spaces and a rooftop garden for residents with dramatic views over Salford Quays and the Manchester skyline.

The L-shaped building footprint maximises the opportunity for active street frontage, helping foster a vibrant street scene and improving the pedestrian experience for workers, residents and visitors using the nearby Metrolink tram stop.

Cole Waterhouse CEO, Damian Flood said:

'We are committed to building quality homes for the people of Salford and have been working closely with the Council throughout the determination period to refine our plans and ensure that the building and landscaping meets the changing needs of the local market and future occupiers. We undertook a number of revisions to the design to reduce the amount of commercial space in favour of del