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MAKING A SPLASH

Work nears completion on developer Urban Splash's Box Works project on the banks of the Bridgewater Canal in Manchester. An Art Deco-style warehouse has been converted by the developer's own construction division, Urban Splash Projects, into 83 apartment shells that will be fitted out to tenants' own requirements. Work started on the scheme in March 2000. The first occupiers are already beginning to take up their new homes.

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