Works begin at Church Street Place BTR in Eccles

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at Church Street Place in Eccles, marking the start of construction on a new Build to Rent development.

Church Street Place, Eccles. BCEGI begins construction on the multi-million-pound Build to Rent development | BTR News
Church Street Place, Eccles. BCEGI begins construction on the multi-million-pound Build to Rent development.

A ground-breaking ceremony was held at the Church Street Place site, marking the start of construction on a new Build to Rent development in Eccles in the City of Salford, Greater Manchester. The ceremony was attended by key representatives.

International property developer and construction company – BCEGI – has been appointed by Arelsco Ventures to deliver the multi-million-pound high-rise Build to Rent tower – which will be named Church Street Place. Designed by Jeffrey Bell Architects, the scheme will deliver 272 new Build to Rent apartments across 23 storeys.

“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.”

Dongwen Yu, Lead Director, BCEGI
Ground-breaking ceremony held at Church Street Place in Eccles, marking the start of construction | BTR News
Ground-breaking ceremony held at Church Street Place in Eccles, marking the start of construction.

Located on Church Street, the scheme will include 7,300 sq ft of commercial space at ground level, and there will be 168 cycle spaces and 19 car parking spaces. The development is expected to complete in Q2 2025.

Booth King has been appointed as structural engineer, Ridge will provide M&E services, and the scheme will be managed by Silverlane Developments.

“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.”

A representative of Arelsco