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Chips
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General information
Status Complete
Type Residential
Architectural style Postmodern
Location New Islington, Manchester,
Greater Manchester,
England.
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Completed 2009
Owner Urban Splash
Technical details
Floor count 8
Design and construction
Architect Will Alsop

Chips is a residential apartment building, alongside the Ashton Canal, in New Islington, Manchester, England. Historically part of Ancoats, the building is part of an urban renewal project in east Manchester which has been led by Urban Splash.

Chips consists of eight-stories and was designed by Will Alsop. Tom Bloxham of Urban Splash requested a building away from "mudanity" and came up with Chips with Alsop.

Background

Chips is part of the New Islington regeneration project east of Manchester city centre.

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