|New Century House|
New Century House, Miller Street
|Type||High rise office|
|Architectural style||Modernist architecture|
|Location|| NOMA, Manchester,|
|Address||New Century House, Corporation Street, M60 4ES|
|Inaugurated||11 May 1963|
|Height||50 metres (160 ft)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect|| Gordon Tait of Sir John Burnet, Tait & Partners |
George S. Hay of CWS
|Main contractor||John Laing & Son|
|Official name||New Century House, including its attached conference hall and abstract concrete relief wall in the entrance piazza|
|Designated||24 November 1995|
New Century House is an office building with an attached conference hall, in the NOMA district of Manchester, England. New Century House is 50 metres (160 ft) high and has 14 levels. There is office space, conference facilities, catering facilitates and a gym.
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New Century House was designed by G. S. Hay and Gordon Tait and constructed by John Laing & Son for the Co-operative Insurance Society in 1962.The attached New Century Hall has a capacity of 1,000 people. New Century House and Hall were listed in 1995 as Grade II as a good example of a high-quality post-war office building. It is considered one of the finest modernist towers in the United Kingdom alongside the sister building CIS Tower (1962, Grade II), the Arts Tower in Sheffield (Grade II*) and Euston Tower (1970) in London. It is described in its listing as "A design of discipline and consistency which forms part of a group with the Co-operative Insurance Society".
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