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BBC Media City UK – Phase 1



Pipe Solutions have been working with a number of building services contractors to deliver Phase 1 of MediaCityUK, located at Salford Quays, Manchester.

Phase 1 work has included:-

  • Three buildings for the BBC, all designed by Wilkinson Eyre, from which such iconic programmes as Match of the Day, Blue Peter, Mastermind and BBC Breakfast will be broadcast;
  • 250,000 square feet of high definition studios, including the largest HD studio in western Europe (according to developers Peel Media), and one dedicated to the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra;
  • The 218 bed, 16-storey, Holiday Inn Hotel;
  • A new campus for media related studies at the University of Salford; this will provide accommodation for over 1500 students and staff.

Mechanical Contractors: NG Bailey Ltd, Rotary North West Ltd, Inviron Ltd, WH Good Ltd.

Products/services supplied:

  • Expansion Joints;
  • WRAS Approved Expansion Joints;
  • Anchors;
  • Guides;
  • Rubber Flexible Connections;
  • Heavy Duty Restrained Spring Mounts;
  • Preloaded Restrained Spring Mounts;
  • Spring Hangers;
  • Positional Spring Hangers;
  • Braided Rubber Hoses;
  • Braided Stainless Steel Hoses.
BBC MediaCity  Salford Quay Media City