Beetham Tower is a 47-storey mixed use skyscraper in Manchester, England. Completed in 2006, it is named after its developers, the Beetham Organisation, and was designed by SimpsonHaugh and Partners. The development occupies a sliver of land at the top of Deansgate, hence its elongated plan, and was proposed in July 2003, with construction beginning a year later.
Completed in 2006 at a cost of £150 million, the Beetham Tower in Manchester, is the highest building in Manchester, the tallest residential building in Europe and the 7th tallest building in England with over 525,000 square feet of space. The Beetham Tower is 168.87 metres high, has a total of 47 floors and is home to the Manchester Hilton Hotel, 219 luxury apartments and 16 penthouses.
The Beetham Tower has received a number of awards for it’s striking design and architecture. In 2008, the Beetham Tower in Manchester was awarded Project of the Year and Design and Construction Award in the RICS North West Awards. In 2007, the Beetham Tower was awarded Best Building by the Concrete Society Awards, Best Tall Building by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats and Project of the Year in North West Regional Construction Awards.