Project Information

Sports, Leisure & Arts
Structural Engineer
Buro Happold
Main Contractor
Laing O’Rourke
Manchester City Council / Manchester International Festival
3,200 Tonnes

The Factory

Manchester City Council (MCC) have procured and developed The Factory, a new performing arts and cultural venue at St. John’s Manchester.

The Factory is where the art of the future will be made. Operated by Manchester International Festival, The Factory will combine digital capability, hyper-flexibility and wide-open space, encouraging artists to collaborate in new ways and imagine the previously unimagined.

WHL Scope included Supply, fabrications and installation of intumescent fire protected Steel Frame & Metal Decking, Installation of Free Issue Precast Concrete Units.