We opened our Manchester office in 2012 inside the historic Carver's Warehouse. Originally built in 1806, it is Manchester city centre’s oldest surviving warehouse and the only one built of stone. 


Carver's Warehouse
77 Dale Street
Manchester M1 2HG

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+44 (0)161 312 8071

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Our Manchester office

Since opening in 2012, our Manchester office has grown to over 25 people from MEP, digital design and acoustic engineers, to Sustainability and Passivhaus consultants, and office and project administrators.

As a diverse collection of people who enjoy working together, the office has a friendly and relaxed feel. Our people also choose to spend time together outside office hours, including as part of hiking and running groups, playing five-a-side football, and having regular team lunches and evening socials.

We're proud of the projects we’ve been involved in, including the stunning refurbishment of Rochdale Town Hall, the decarbonisation of the Science and Industry Museum, the multi-award-winning Hallé St Peter's, and the sensitive development of Wentworth Woodhouse, to name just a few.

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Creating a sustainable office

Carver's Warehouse is the oldest surviving warehouse in Manchester city centre. It was built in 1806 and is a Grade II*-listed building. It is the only one whose external walls are constructed wholly from stone and retains virtually all its original timber and cast-iron internal structure.

Our Manchester office has a green lease, like all our offices has an energy champion to monitor and reduce energy consumption, and we fill our internal spaces with greenery and plants to increase the connection to nature.

Sustainable travel

Most people who work in our offices travel on foot, by bike, or on public transport - these are the most sustainable ways to get around. We hope this will encourage all of our visitors to also travel to our offices in the most sustainable way possible.

The office is a two-minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly station and local bus routes, or a five-minute walk from the tram. There are public bike racks at Piccadilly station or we can provide space in our ancillary room or the bike lockers downstairs.

Accessibility information

Our Manchester office has two door entrances with a buzzer entry system and a card/fob access. A lift allows access to all floors and there are accessible toilets on the ground and 3rd floors.

The building is next to a public paid car park and a few spaces are available for booking in advance.