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Our take on MIPIM, 2017 …

After a civilised start time on our journey to Cannes, Gavin and I managed to successfully navigate our way to the Escape Lounge within Manchester Airport’s Terminal 1 building. Kicking off proceedings with a classic bacon butty and coffee combo! This is where MIPIM really began for me, at the Lounge coffee bar having a…

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Middlewood Court Wins at Mixology North Awards 2016

2016 ended on a high for the SpaceInvader team when our project for AstraZeneca at Middlewood Court in Macclesfield was awarded ‘Large Commercial Interiors Project of the Year’ at Mixology North. Hosted by one of the industry’s leading magazines, Mix Interiors, Mixology is the north’s most prestigious awards ceremony attracting over 700 of the regions…

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Middlewood Court Shortlisted at Mixology North Awards 2016

We are delighted to announce that our scheme for pharmaceutical giant, AstraZeneca, at Middlewood Court in Macclesfield has been shortlisted in the ‘Large Commercial Interiors Project of the year’ category at the Mixology North Awards 2016. Hosted by one of the industry’s leading magazines, Mix Interiors, Mixology is the north’s most prestigious awards ceremony and…

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SpaceInvader joins Two St. Peter’s Square Team

We have been appointed by Mosley Street Ventures Ltd to create a unique reception space at Two St. Peter’s Square, Manchester. The £40m office building, which is currently under construction and due for completion in early 2017, is an integral part of the wider redevelopment plans for St Peter’s Square, and will bring over 160,000…

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London Design Festival

Last month, Diana and Christina from our London studio spent some time at London Design Festival soaking up everything it had to offer from paper texture application to lighting. Here are their top five product picks… Malmsten Woodlights – established earlier this year by eight furniture design students from Linköping University in Sweden, Malmsten is a…

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Middlewood Court Makes FX Shortlist

For the second year running, we have a scheme shortlisted for ‘UK Project of the Year’ at the FX International Interior Design Awards! Middlewood Court, the latest SpaceInvader project delivered for global pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca (AZ), saw a fading 1960’s manufacturing plant in the heart of Macclesfield transformed into AZ’s first fully agile workspace in…

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We’re hiring!

Ever wondered what it would be like to be a SpaceInvader? Well now is your chance to find out because we are hiring! We are currently looking to recruit an Architectural Technician to join our award-winning team based in Manchester. The successful candidate will work on a variety of exciting projects for the likes of…

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Middlewood Court Appears in OnOffice

If you haven’t got a copy of the July issue of OnOffice, then get one! We’re very excited to say that our scheme for AstraZeneca’s Middlewood Court features in it. The £10m project, which completed earlier this year, saw the global pharmaceutical giant transform a 1960’s manufacturing and packing facility at its Macclesfield Campus into a…

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3 St Paul’s Place Marks Revival of Confidence in Sheffield

3 St Paul’s Place, the final part of the pioneering £130 million Heart of the City project and the first speculative office building in Sheffield to be developed since the recession, has completed. The 10-storey, state-of-the-art office development, which comprises 78,000 sq. ft. of prime Grade A office space with each 8,000 sq. ft. floor…

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SpaceInvader reveals new look Dukes 92

Dukes 92, the iconic Manchester bar, will reopen on Friday 8 April revealing a contemporary £1million pound refurbishment designed by SpaceInvader, the award-winning interior design studio based in Castlefield. The 6,000 sq ft project, which was completed in just three months, sees the bar and restaurant stripped back to reflect its industrial heritage with the…

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We are recruiting!!

Following another record year for the business, we are currently looking to expand our talented and dynamic teams in both Manchester and London. Do you have what it takes to work for Mixology North’s Design Practice of the Year? Are you dedicated to creating outstanding environments that meet the precise needs of our clients? Do…

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A London Invasion…

We are very excited to announce that we have opened a London studio and appointed an incredibly talented director, Diana Monkhouse, to launch it! Previously of Aukett Swanke, Diana is joining us with over twenty years’ experience of leading projects for the likes of SMBC NIKKO Capital Markets Ltd (One New Change, London), JPM Chase…

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Dukes 92 to get £1m SpaceInvader Makeover

Elle R Leisure has announced it is investing £1m in a refurbishment of Dukes 92 in Castlefield designed by our specialist hotel and leisure team. The 6,000 sq ft space, a former stable block for the horses that pulled the barges up the Rochdale Canal, will be stripped back to the brick to reflect its…

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Double Award Win at Mixology North

  We are delighted to confirm that we won TWO awards at last night’s Mixology North Awards 2015! Our scheme for Regatta’s HQ won ‘Large Commercial Project of the Year’ and then it was announced that we had won ‘Design Practice of the Year’.   Needless to say we are absolutely over the moon and…

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Regatta HQ is ‘UK Project of the Year’

We’ve won ‘UK Project of the Year’ at the FX International Interior Design Awards for the Regatta HQ at Trafford Park in Manchester! The awards, now in its 17th year, recognise international design excellence and were announced during a glitzy ceremony at the Grosenvor House Hotel in London last night. Beating off stiff competition from…

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EN Property Entrepreneurs of the Year!

We are delighted to announce that Simon, John and Gavin were named ‘Property Entrepreneurs of the Year’ at the EN Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2016. The ceremony, which was held at the swanky Mere Golf Resort and Spa, recognised the outstanding contribution that our region’s business people make and the awards are the region’s…

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Lombard House Agent’s Launch

Today, Simon and Matt were down in Birmingham for the agent’s launch at Lombard House. Owned by AG Dunedin and part of the Great Charles Street Estate, Lombard House is the first building in the portfolio to undergo a re-design by SpaceInvader following a full review of the development opportunities within the estate. The 1930’s…

SpaceInvader shortlisted for two industry awards

We are delighted to announce that our scheme for the new Regatta Group HQ at Trafford Park has been shortlisted for two industry awards… Firstly we are up for ‘Commercial Interior Design Project £250k+’ at the Northern Design Awards due to be announced on 30th October at the Titanic Hotel, Liverpool and also ‘UK Project…

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Bruntwood Hall Planning Approval

Our latest leisure project has been granted planning consent! Yep, the beautiful Bruntwood Hall in Cheadle has been given the go ahead to be converted into a boutique hotel by Oddfellows. The brand, which currently consists of one flagship property in Chester, will now transform the 19th century mansion into a 22-bedroom boutique hotel, complete…

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The Great SpaceInvader Bake Off Raises £500 for Charity

  Over the past eight weeks we have been running The Great SpaceInvader Bake Off to raise money for the Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham. The competition involved team members going head to head in a weekly bake off for a place in the grand final and a chance to be crowned ‘Master Baker 2015’.…

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A US Invasion…

Jason has recently returned from an exciting trip to the USA with Shaw Contract Group. The four-day tour, hosted by the lovely Martine and Shirley, included a visit to SCG’s Atlanta showroom as well as a selection of its manufacturing facilities, testing sites and energy generation plant. All in all it was a great trip…

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The Great Indoors

SpaceInvader’s latest project completion is a new HQ for the Regatta Group at Trafford Park, Manchester. The £10m project saw the client make a very brave decision… to convert the company’s existing warehouse, originally a WW1 arms factory, into a striking Grade A office environment. The aim was to bring together the Group’s three international…