Formerly known as Lowry House, Manchester’s 16-story building Bloc has completely revamped its amenities to focus on work, wellbeing and the occupant experience.
The space, which office designer CubicWorks helped contract, is part of office provider Bruntwood’s £50 million Pioneer redevelopment program that is focused on building community-driven workspaces.
“Bloc’s transition from a corporate office building to a wellbeing-focused workplace is game-changing for Manchester, and we have responded directly to what businesses and their employees expect from a modern workspace,” said Ciara Keeling, CEO of Bruntwood Works. “We’re seeing increased demand for quality spaces that not only provide a wealth of amenities, but support positive work-life balance and create an environment where people want to spend time – both in and outside of work.”
The building will feature everything from a bakery on the ground floor, a two-story living wall, an auditorium, events space and a coworking lounge.
The variety of coworking spaces, serviced office and traditional offices range from 500 square feet to 7,500 square feet and will include 200 desks, communal kitchens, a lounge area and meeting rooms.