• Project

    First street, Manchester

  • Client

    A & B Engineering

  • Products

    uPVC Trunking & Steel Wire Cable Tray

Marco’s steel wire cable tray and dado trunking has proved to be the product of choice at Manchester latest epic development, First Street Manchester. 

Stretching out over 20 acres of city centre heartland, First Street Manchester will be the first piece of the city designed to ‘connect artistic creativity with business and enterprise’. 

Split into three phases according to areas North, Central and South, the ambitious project will see a new mixed use development of leisure, hotel, office, retail and community space. 

A&B Engineering has been appointed by main contractor Carillion to undertake the complete mechanical and electrical package as part of the next phase of office buildings. 

The seven-storey building will include 157,000 sq. ft. of office space and 14,000 sq. ft. of retail units. The firm has opted to use Marco’s products throughout the £5.3million M&E package. 

Kate Knox, Key Accounts Manager at Marco Cable Management commented: “First Street is a fantastic scheme that is the latest development that will change the inner city landscape of Manchester. It’s great to see Marco form a part of this.” 

She added: “We continue to be A&B Engineering’s preferred cable containment solution provider with the firm opting for our steel wire cable tray and uPVC trunking solutions on major schemes throughout the UK. This modern office and retail development has benefited from our core ranges to safely contain a vast amount of cabling to achieve the necessary bandwidths of this modern development.” 

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