Booths Media City

Location Manchester, United Kingdom
Services Structural engineering
Sector Retail
Client EH Booth & Co Ltd
Imagery © David Millington


Cundall were appointed by E H Booths and Co Ltd as their structural engineer on their flagship Manchester food store at the Media City development. Booths took on the lease of a two storey corner plot within the main multi-storey car park as a bare shell concrete framed structure.

Manchester’s Media City, located at Salford Quays is a new mixed use development comprising national television studios, offices, retail, leisure facilities and public realm. 

Our team was involved in the design of a glass fronted customer lift including liaison with the landlord’s engineers who were providing the lift pit structure.  There was an elliptical suspended staircase that removal of the existing slab and support works.  To the back of house new mezzanines were designed along with the structure association with the dock levels used for incoming goods. 

Cundall worked with the main contractor, Eric Wright Construction and the in-house Booths project managers to deliver a high quality shopping environment in extremely tight timescales.

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