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£36m state of the art ‘green’ office development in Salford named


The name of a striking 12-storey office block being built in New Bailey, Salford has been revealed.Eden is the ambitious flagship development being developed by The English Cities Fund, a joint venture between urban regenerator Muse Developments, Legal & General and Homes England.The 115,000 sq ft development will feature Europe’s biggest living wall – a stunning array of plants, insect hotels and bird nesting boxes.It will be built to the UK Green Building Council’s 2035-2050 Design for Performance standard and is set for completion in 2023.The scheme is planned to be a 5.5-star NABARS UK scheme, the first of its kind in the UK.Eden is the latest office building being delivered in Salford by the ECF development partnership, and forms part of the wider £1bn Salford Central masterplan, being delivered by the partnership.The building will feature enhanced, demand-controlled ventilation with O2 monitoring, and will be fossil fuel free with air source heat pumps generating heating, cooling and hot water.