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People's vote names University developments amongst the Best of Manchester

27 Oct 2016

Manchester Museum, The Whitworth (twice!) and the planned Brunswick Park have been named as some of the best examples of the city's built environment

Earlier this year, user inspired civic movement Manchester Shield ran the first people's vote on the best and worst of Manchester built and proposed since the millennium.

The University featured in four categories:

Best Built Design

  • Winner: The Whitworth Extension

Best Proposed Public Realm

  • Winner: Brunswick Park

Best Proposal

  • Silver: Manchester Museum

Best Heritage Proposal

  • Bronze: The Whitworth

Manchester Shield seeks to empower citizens in Manchester by promoting their collaboration in a better built environment and city. The Awards and Unforgivables were announced in July 2016.

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