Peninsula Building

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The Peninsula Building
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Alternative namesCity Park
General information
StatusComplete
Type High rise
LocationManchester, England
Current tenants Peninsula Business Services
LateRooms.com
Construction started2007
CompletedSeptember 2009 [1]
Cost£53 million [2]
Height62.5 m
Technical details
Floor count16
Floor area23,774 sq m
Design and construction
ArchitectThe Manser Practice
References
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The Peninsula Building is a commercial high-rise building in Manchester, England. The building is part of Manchester's Green Quarter, a regeneration project north-west of Manchester city centre.

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Background

Peninsula lies on the fringe of the city centre, opposite the Manchester Arena and Manchester Victoria station. Construction of the building began in 2007 and it opened in 2009. The Peninsula has a distinctive elliptical plan, and is clad in a glass and granite rainscreen. [5] The building has a BREEAM rating of 'very good' and has on-site parking for up to 200 cars. [6]

The Peninsula is a commercial building, and is head office for Peninsula Business Services, who occupy the first six floors. [7] CDW occupy the eighth floor, [8] HRonline occupy the ninth floor (known as Cloud 9) [9] and LateRooms.com occupy the top floors, employing 300 people at the building. [10]

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References

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Coordinates: 53°29′22″N2°14′28″W / 53.4894°N 2.2412°W / 53.4894; -2.2412