With Manchester in what seems like a constant state of growth over the last 10 years, it was only a matter of time until developers turned their eyes to Victorias selection of abandoned railway arches.
The Arch Company, a national project that aims to regenerate and revive 1,000 derelict spaces across England and Wales by 2030, has officially submitted plans to transform the currently dormant area.
If they were to follow through and be successful with their bid, the £4m scheme will become part of the national £200m Project 1000 scheme, which has already seen this particular developer purchase and update property across Manchester and Salford.
For those of you wondering, The Pop Up Bike Shop in Arch 5 will not be affected as well as arches past number 11.
Portfolio asset manager Rob Roddy had this to say on their potential plans: “Corporation Street is a fantastic location for leisure and retail businesses to make their own – we see incredible potential in these railway arches.”
“As part of our development plan, Project 1000, we’re committed to investing in 1,000 spaces by 2030 and hope these arches in Manchester will form part of these plans.”