Chips, Manchester

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Chips, Manchester
General information
Architectural style Postmodern
Location New Islington, Manchester,
Greater Manchester,
Coordinates 53°28′53″N2°13′14″W / 53.4815°N 2.2206°W / 53.4815; -2.2206 Coordinates: 53°28′53″N2°13′14″W / 53.4815°N 2.2206°W / 53.4815; -2.2206
Owner Urban Splash
Technical details
Floor count8
Design and construction
Architect Will Alsop

Chips is a residential apartment building, alongside the Ashton Canal, in New Islington, Manchester, England. Historically part of Ancoats, the building is part of an urban renewal project, New islington Millenium Village in east Manchester which has been led by Urban Splash.


Chips is a nine storey building and was designed by the architect Will Alsop, founder of Alsop Architects. [1] The structural engineers where Civic Engineers. [2] Tom Bloxham of Urban Splash requested that the building be away from "mundanity", and came up with Chips with Alsop. [3]


Chips is part of the New Islington regeneration project east of Manchester city centre.

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