Peninsula Building

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The Peninsula Building
Peninsula Building - - 1528113.jpg
Alternative names City Park
General information
Status Complete
Type High rise
Location Manchester, England
Current tenants Peninsula Business Services
Construction started 2007
Completed September 2009[1]
Cost £53 million[2]
Height 62.5 m
Technical details
Floor count 16
Floor area 23,774 sq m
Design and construction
Architect The Manser Practice

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.


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

See also[edit]

  • NOMA, Manchester - a similar redevelopment scheme to the Green Quarter, adjacent to The Peninsula


  1. ^ "The Peninsula, Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester". DTZ. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  2. ^ Burdett, Jill (3 August 2009). "Peninsula goes for a funky fit-out". Manchester Evening News. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  3. ^ "The Peninsula". Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  4. ^ "The Peninsula". Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  5. ^ "City Park Life". 5 May 2008. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  6. ^ "Specification: The Peninsula". The Peninsula Manchester. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
  7. ^ "Availability: Peninsula". The Peninsula Manchester. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 
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  9. ^ "Laterooms checks in to Peninsula". Place North West. 22 July 2010. Retrieved 2012-08-24. 

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Coordinates: 53°29′22″N 2°14′28″W / 53.4894°N 2.2412°W / 53.4894; -2.2412