John Sisk awarded multimillion pound scheme in Manchester

13 Apr 2017

Select has today announced John Sisk & Son Limited as the construction partner on its £247million Affinity Living scheme at Circle Square in Manchester as it continues its rapid expansion across the UK. The multimillion pound deal will see Sisk deliver 677 apartments at one of Select’s landmark schemes.

Select’s Affinity Living scheme is split across two buildings and comprises of 677 apartments and 1500 sqm of amenity space. This includes shared lounge areas, co-working spaces, supersized gyms and private entertaining spaces.

The announcement comes at a pivotal period of growth for Affinity Living as the ambitious brand is scheduled to deliver over 1800 apartments in Manchester alone over the next three years with a combined GDV of £644m.

Talking about the deal, Chief Commercial Officer, Mark Oakes, said:

“With huge growth plans and an ambitious delivery pipeline across the country, we want to work with partners who share the same drive and determination; we believe Sisk are just that. We are looking forward to the team starting on site and seeing Affinity Living, Circle Square come to life.”

Guy Fowler, Sisk’s Regional Managing Director, UK North & Major Projects said:

“We are delighted to have been chosen as Select’s construction partner for Circle Square. We look forward to bringing our extensive residential expertise to the development, working in an open and collaborative manner with all of the stakeholders on what is a landmark Affinity Living project for Select and the City of Manchester.”

Circle Square is a joint venture partnership between Select Property Group and Bruntwood. This collaborative and connected space at the heart of Corridor Manchester, will be surrounded by world leading centres of knowledge, science and technology, business, art, music and dance. Select is developing the residential component of the scheme with its Affinity Living and Vita Student scheme. Its 604 unit Vita Student residence is in development and will open in September 2017.