A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Church Street Place, with key representatives attending to mark the start of the development in Eccles.

BCEGI, an international property developer and construction company, has been appointed by Arelsco and managed by Silverlane Developments to deliver a multi-million-pound high-rise residential tower which will be named Church Street Place.

Located on Church Street, Eccles, the development will provide 272 Build to Rent apartments across 23 storeys and will offer 7,300 sq. ft of commercial space at ground level along with 19 car parking spaces and 168 cycle spaces.

Designed by Jeffrey Bell Architects and managed by Silverlane Developments, Booth King is appointed as structural engineer with Ridge providing M&E services. Completion is expected in the second quarter of 2025.

On BCEGI’s appointment, Dongwen Yu, Lead Director said: “We are delighted to take on the delivery of Church Street Place for Arelsco, helping to create new homes for people and the community. We’ll bring our experienced focus on quality, safety, community and sustainability to the construction process, adding value at every stage of delivery.”

A representative of Arelsco said:

“We’re delighted to have BCEGI onboard to help deliver Church Street Place. Our vision to build quality affordable homes, together with BCEGI’s technical expertise and construction track record, will support us in creating a truly unique development.”