No. 1 & 2 Circle Square


A range of flexible commercial spaces are key to establishing Circle Square as a thriving neighbourhood and year-round leisure destination.

Oxford Road Corridor is the heart of Manchester’s innovation district. Well placed near two universities and excellent transport links, it is the perfect location for businesses of all sizes.


Commercial Offices, Mixed Use





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Located on the former BBC site, three buildings make up the commercial heart of the new neighbourhood: No. 1 and 2 Circle Square and the Pavilions. Aimed at tech businesses of all sizes, No. 1 and 2 Circle Square are high spec developments with a focus on flexible and collaborative workspaces, and retail units on the ground floor.

Sitting alongside Symphony Park, the buildings have been designed to maximise the retail frontage around all four sides of the blocks, whilst providing luxurious hospitality grade amenity for the offices above.

The development has attracted high profile tenants including HP, which has temporarily relocated to an office in the adjacent Manchester technology centre, itself earmarked for re-development in Phase 3 of Circle Square.

CWC provided enhanced designs from concept right through to detailed delivery. VRF Heat pump heating and cooling is used to reduce carbon emissions, and the buildings were designed to meet Manchester City Council’s development energy targets without a cost premium.

Both buildings are complete and CWC are working on the majority of CAT-B fit outs for incoming tenants.

No.1 and 2 Circle Square stand proudly at the heart of Circle Square, drawing people into this rapidly growing neighbourhood.

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