Review: Canalside residential development

Excelsior Works in Manchester integrates well into its canalside location but the street frontage required more attention, Stephen Gleave finds.

by Stephen Gleave
Excelsior Works
Excelsior Works' canalside colonnade, shown in the foreground, adds character to the towpath (PIC Stephen Gleave)

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