An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD, was in Manchester recently and visited, Circle Square, a £750m John Sisk & Son-led major urban renewal project in Manchester city centre, where he met some of the site team along with representatives of the clients on this major project.
He was met on site by Guy Fowler, MD, John Sisk & Son’s North & Major Projects Division, who had earlier taken part in an Enterprise Ireland led roundtable discussion about the potential opportunities for Irish companies in Manchester and the northwest of England as part of the Northern Power House initiative.
Among those who he also met at the site were Giles Beswick, Director, Vita Group, and Phil Kemp, Chief Executive Officer, Bruntwood SciTech.
Pictured at the John Sisk & son-led Circle Square Project, Manchester, L to r: Guy Fowler, Managing Director, North & Major Projects, John Sisk & Son; Marina Donohue, Director UK, Nordics, Central & Eastern Europe, Enterprise Ireland; An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, TD; Phil Kemp, CEO, Bruntwood SciTech; and Giles Beswick, Director, Vita Group.
Pictured at the John Sisk & son-led Circle Square Project, Manchester, L to r: Guy Fowler, Managing Director, North & Major Projects, John Sisk & Son; and Marina Donohue, Director UK, Nordics, Central & Eastern Europe, Enterprise Ireland.
Located on the former BBC site on Oxford Road in the heart of Manchester’s Innovation District, Circle Square is a £750m joint venture development between Bruntwood SciTech and Vita Group that will create a pioneering new urban destination, which will boast over 1,700 new homes, 1.2 million sq ft of workspace and over 100,000 sq ft of retail and leisure space. Circle Square will also feature the first and largest new city park for generations, providing much-needed green space in the city.