Select Interiors

Listed Buildings Case Study Progress



Design & Refurbishment of Grade II Listed Building within the Barton Arcade, 63 Deansgate, Manchester by Select Interiors Ltd

The project brief was to design, conversion & refurbish of a retail unit, the unit has three floors, a basement, ground with a single shop front on Deansgate and a double frontage to the 1st floor

Survey images below




Our client GBM are a long established Apple authorised reseller. This successful company has been trading for over 20 years and is an Apple accredited Solutions, Service and Training centre. They work with small businesses, multi-nationals, schools and professional creatives specialising in Apple technology. The expanding business wanted a high footfall retail, workshop, showroom, meeting and training facility to complement their existing 3,500 sqft space in Ancoats. After lengthy search and elimination process they discovered a space in a prime location on Deansgate in the handsome Grade II listed Barton Arcade

The brief; to convert the basement into workshop facilities with secure storage, new kitchen and high bench seating. A clean modern retail space on the ground floor with bespoke retail displays and Led lighting. Workshop, meeting, training and breakout to be incorporated into the double fronted 1st floor space Section drawings, notes & 3 D model for conversion of the ground floor to retail with bespoke display, counters and service desk.




Draft 3D render of proposed fit out to include updated branding & graphics

Mood board GBM

Select Interiors worked closely with branding and digital agency Jam Creative to re-brand to completely update their current graphic / branding design and to compliement their move to a prestigeous retail site

Please see progress images taken over 6 weeks from demolition, construction, 1st fix mechanical and electrical services and fit out



Week 1 demolition


Week 2 demolition


Week 3 damp treatments & 1st fix electrical & mechanical services and fit out


Week 4 2nd Fix mechanical services, 1st fix electrical and fit out


Week 5 fit out, decoration, 1st fix electrical and joinery


Week 6 fit out, plastering, 1st fix electrical and sprinklers



Week 6 fit out, 2nd fix electrical to basement and mist coat decoration 1st floor

Please click the link for walk round of proposed project created in Revit by Select Interiors to illustrate the scheme

See above a video of the team at work on a design & fit out in the Northern Quarter for digital media and PR company Intelligent Conversation

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The team at Select Interiors would like to thank all the clients above for their valued enquiries and business call 0161 445 40404 for enquiries or email to

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