Downtown Manchester Apartments Green Roof


Salford, Manchester


Urban Roofscapes


200m3 Boughton IN1 Green Roof Substrate


Boughton supplied IN1 intensive green roof substrate, for the construction of communal roof terraces at a new Manhattan inspired apartment development, nestled on the banks of the River Irwel in Manchester. 

Scope of Work

Boughton supplied IN1 intensive green roof substrate for the installation of Urban Roofscapes green roof system at Downtown Manchester apartments. 

The new Manhattan inspired apartment development, nestled on the banks of the River Irwel in Manchesterboasts communal roof terraces that incorporate outdoor kitchens, as well as a range of other luxury services for thdevelopment’s hotel style living. 

The £85m 374 apartment developmentdesigned by Leach Rhodes Walker Architects and built by main contractor McGoff Constructionutilised 200m3 of Boughton’s high quality IN1 intensive green roof substrate. This substrate has been designed to contain a greater proportion of organic matter and finer sand particles. This allows the substrate to retain more moisture for longer periods of time, as well providing extra nutrition for plants. 

Urban Roofscapes felt that Boughton provided a service that was exceptionalThey were very professional to deal with throughout all stages of their service, from taking the order right through to a speedy delivery. Their products are the best quality, and we feel safe in the knowledge that using Boughton’s services will ensure we receive a superior product for any project”. 

For any of our green roof substrate growing media enquiries, please get in touch. We specialise in providing the right blend for any project: 

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