DB3 makes a bee line for central Manchester

DB3 Manchester team: Matt Ganley, Hemal Patel, Charlotte Scaife, Tom Hill, Nathan McNamara
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DB3’s team of architects and building services engineers has relocated its existing Sale studio to the newly refurbished Arkwright House by Parsonage Gardens in Manchester city centre.

Promoters of the ‘5 minute city’, DB3 is looking at opportunities to enhance Manchester’s extensive residential portfolio with its specialist skills in the sports and leisure, residential, retail and commercial sectors.

Head of building services engineering for DB3, Matt Ganley, said: “With an increasing number of projects in the region, we are looking forward to being in the heart of the city, close to our Manchester clients and projects.”

Matt leads a team of M&E engineers who deliver projects UK-wide.

Having previously worked with Manchester United FC and on Manchester City’s Stadium as well as the Manchester Commonwealth Games Pool and Velodrome, DB3 is currently involved in local projects including Bridgewater Wharf in Salford and a new gym fit-out within the Arndale Centre.

DB3 is also well known in Manchester for having worked with clients such as The Co-operative Group.

Hemal Patel, associate architect and head of architecture for the Manchester studio, said.“We are delighted with our new studio in Manchester, which provides ample space for our growing team of engineers and architects.

“To celebrate this important move, we have replaced the B in DB3 with the Manchester bee symbol for our studio sign.”

Headquartered in Leeds, DB3 also has studios in London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Cardiff and Aberystwyth. Together the DB3 team facilitate a UK-wide architecture and design, building services engineering and professional services delivery.