Greater Manchester Chamber Building of the Year Award 2020

Six buildings have been shortlisted for the 2020 Building of the Year Award.

  • Axis Tower 

  • Citylabs 2.0

  • Nightingale Manchester

  • Tameside Wellness Centre - Denton 

  • The Oglesby Centre at Hallé St. Peter’s 

  • MMU Arts and Humanities Project

The aim of the award is to recognise a building’s contribution to Greater Manchester in terms of construction and development. This could include the building’s significance to the City Region, its impact on the local economy, its effect on the local community, its importance in terms of urban regeneration and environmental enhancement, its design excellence, or its contribution to urban design and townscape.

The following areas were considered during the selection process:

  • Design quality

  • Construction techniques

  • Sustainability credentials

  • Function and use

  • Economic benefits

  • Community benefits

  • Value for money

  • Innovation and special features

The award will be presented to the commissioning body at the Chamber Property & Construction Awards Dinner on 14th October 2021.

All shortlisted finalists will be expected to attend the Awards Dinner. 

Previous winners include: Manchester Alliance Business School (2019) (pictured right), The Christie Proton Beam Therapy Centre (2018), Oldham Town Hall (2017) Maggie’s Manchester (2016), The Whitworth (2015), Manchester Central Library (2014) and No. 1 Riverside, Rochdale (2013).