September 3, 2014

About 81 Fountain Street, Manchester

81 Fountain Street is a modern office building located in a prime position in the heart of Manchester’s central business district. A comprehensive programme of refurbishment works has recently been completed and the 1st to 5th Floors have been pre-let to Kier Group.  The 6th, 7th and 8th Floors are available and provide superior quality Grade A office space to rent in Manchester city centre available for immediate occupation. The building features a completely re-modelled entrance reception, secure basement car park and cycle hub and the office specification includes new air conditioning, full access raised floors and LG7 lighting.

The full specification includes:

  • New, anodized bronze cladding to Fountain Street facade and glazing up to 1st Floor level, with new fully glazed automatic sliding doors to main entrance
  • Re-modelled double-height entrance reception featuring a sculptural “origami” insertion in anodised bronze perforated metal with new “bridge” at 1st Floor level
  • Polished concrete floor to main entrance
  • New high quality finishes throughout to main entrance and main staircase, lift landings
  • New (manned) bespoke reception desk in cast concrete and anodised bronze metal
  • CCTV monitoring
  • 2 x 10 person automatic passenger lifts
  • Optional new office floor entrances directly off lift landings
  • Fully re-fitted WC’s with new sanitary-ware
  • New full access raised floors
  • Redecoration throughout
  • Exposed office ceiling soffits, refurbished and decorated
  • Exposed, ceiling mounted new VRF air conditioning based on occupational design density of 1 person per 8 sq m
  • New pendant linear LG7 LED lighting
  • 2700mm finished floor to ceiling height
  • Double glazing throughout
  • Basement car parking (1 space per floor, possibly more)
  • Fully DDA compliant
  • New Cycle Hub in basement with showers, cycle racks, drying room, lockers etc.


Existing connectivity infrastructure includes 11 BT Openreach fibre optic cables which come into the building directly from the local Exchange. Each line provides data capacity of up to 10 Gbit per second.


6th Floor – 4,694 sq ft (436.1 sq m)

7th Floor – 4,507 sq ft (418.7 sq m)

8th Floor – 4,310 sq ft (400.4 sq m)


The basement car park provides 11 car spaces. A minimum of one space per floor (subject to additional rent) is available.


A new Cycle Hub has been installed in the basement with capacity for up to 40 cycles together with showers/changing rooms, secure lockers and drying room.

  • Exceptional quality Grade A Offices
  • Re-modelled double height main entrance
  • Comprehensively Refurbished
  • Modern style offices with exposed ceilings
  • Exposed ceiling mounted VRF Air Conditioning
  • Full Access Raised Floors
  • Manned Reception
  • 2 Passenger Lifts
  • Secure Basement Car Parking
  • Secure Cycle hub with racks, lockers, showers
  • Fully DDA compliant



6th - 4,694 sq ft
7th - 4,507 sq ft
8th - 4,310 sq ft


Interested in this property?

Call Conrad O’Neill on 0161 244 5500, via email or fill in the form below: