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Granada Story Continues, Hello Hello!



Select Interiors are currently working on the re-design, re brand of former Granada Studios site in Spinningfields Manchester. The buildings on Quay St & Atherton St comprise of two linked buildings. Select Interiors have produced the branding for H.Q, designed & refurbished the main reception. Working with the dynamic team at OBI Property Services Group & the visionary Chief Executive Officer Michael Ingalll of Allied London Estates. Select Interiors have refurbished a further three offices for tenants moving into the exciting new development including Journey 9, Equita & Back to Work




Select Interiors have been awarded the design and refurbishment of the Penthouse Apartment spanning the top floor of the buildings


Select have also been commissioned to produce branding and design for an extension of The Hello concept, which provides an accessible, cool & flexible working environment and drop for small creative start-ups and forward looking established businesses that have embraced the mobile working culture.


Design proposals which have been approved by the London based team at Allied London Estates and Michael Ingall CEO who personally sent Carl an e-mail thanking him for cool design and speedy turnaround of concept from the initial brief


Concept ImagesB2




The brief was to provide a design and fit out of former Granada Studio staff canteen on a tight budget. Utilising the existing Servery units and lower Bar Area. To strip out and remove existing ceilings and to reveal sub ceiling services and plant, to install new lighting and to provide economical design solutions to enhance the space, provide workstations & Coffee areas for an extension of Allied London’s roll out of the Hello Hub workspace concept


Mood BoardB4


Images of the recently completed Reception at Granada B5


Select Interiors Manchester Shop Fitters have been invited to tender for the creation of a studio in the basement of Grade II listed Churchgate & Lee House on Oxford Street. Martha received a brief from Capital Properties Facilities Manager Ben Lewis. Works to include design, demolition, structural waterproofing, ventilation, electrical, lighting and decoration.


Select Interiors office refurbishment Manchester, have previously designed and refurbished 5000 sq. feet, a whole linked floor for Countrywide Property Lawyers. Select liaised with Listed Building Control and provided a ‘turnkey’ project from concept to completion to include an office move of 242 workstations, storage and sundry equipment over 1 weekend prior to handover




Select Interiors are currently working on the re-design and fit out of a 3 storey office for The Market Creative. A company is a leading strategic marketing agency that specialises in brand strategy, design, retail marketing, advertising and packaging design. Clients include Jamie Oliver, Moben Kitchens, Sharps Bedrooms & Home Offices, Bovis Homes, Thomas Sanderson, Shipton & Co, The Fine Bedding Company and many more


Managing Director Dorina D’Ambrossia gave Martha from Select Interiors a brief; to create a cutting edge quirky interior design that reflects creative spirit & ethos of The Market Creative. Office Refurbishment Manchester company Select Interiors have an imaginative design team and have so far beaten the competition with both design & presentation


Ground Floor visual for the expanding creative force that is The Market CreativeB7


Other Projects include Altrincham Market Refurbishment by Manchester Shop fitters

Development of historic Altrincham Market HallB3


Update on progress at The Allotment Bar & Restaurant for new operators Gavin & James of New Horizons Ltd. Manchester shop fitters, Select Interiors, have developed the scheme from initial brief of ‘’create a trendy Bar Restaurant based around Allotment theme


Works include; demolition, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, cooling, structural works, bespoke joinery, flooring, signage & decoration. Select Interiors have developed the scheme and employed all the sub consultants to provide a ‘turnkey’ fit out package for the conversion from retail showroom to Pub Restaurant – The Allotment Bar & Restaurant


The two Northern Quarter swashbucklers are receptive to new ideas and uses of upcycled materials for the scheme and have taken an active interest in the evolution of design from the initial brief, see below progress images




Progress in W.C. s Allotment Bar & RestaurantB8


Progress in main Lounge – Bar areaB9


Select Interiors have just completed a design scheme and presentation for the complete  refurbishment of the headquarters of the East Lancashire lodge of the Masons on Bridge Street in Manchester. The Grade II listed building has been home to the lodge for over a century and Select Interiors are proud to have won the commission and to be working with the Masonic Committee, the Directors of both Vision Developments and Lambert Smith Lambton. 


Sketch development of design elements & finishesB10




Example of a Mood Board for The Masonic Halls ManchesterB13


Other local projects currently in progress include further works for old friends O’Connell East Architects, and another scheme for Time Recruitment in Manchester

Specialists in office partitions in Manchester, Select have produced further deigns and proposals for the further expansion of Colas Rail another scheme for Colas Rail in Swindon & York. Also another project for Bytemark Hosting again in York. Office partitions Manchester services not just local contracts



All the projects above are repeat business apart from Allotment Bar for New Horizons Ltd whom have recommended Select Interiors to two other operators in The Northern Quarter


Some of the projects above will be the subject of further blogs, one of which will have a short film. The majority of the works above are repeat business, which would indicate we are doing something right.


The team at Select Interiors would like to thank all the clients above for their valued enquiries and business, and we look forward to being of further service in the near future.


Signed The Select Team

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