First look at 'iconic' Ancoats Dispensary's planned transformation into apartments for affordable rent – Manchester Evening News

This is the first glimpse at how one of Manchester’s ‘most cherished’ Victorian landmarks will be transformed into an apartment building boasting homes for social rent.

Plans have now been formally submitted to redevelop Ancoats Dispensary as part of the next phase of regeneration in Ancoats and New Islington.

The Grade II-listed building was built in 1874 to support the Royal Infirmary in meeting growing demands for healthcare from across Manchester.

It has stood empty and crumbling on Old Mill Street for more than 30 years, but Great Places is hoping it will serve the city once again.

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The developer wants to retain as much of the dispensary’s facade – including the reinstatement of its iconic tower – as possible, while replacing the unsafe parts of the structure with a new modern building.

Ancoats Dispensary in 1975 (Image: Manchester Evening News Archive)

This will house a mixture of 39 one and two-bed apartments which will be available for affordable rent under plans developed with Manchester council and Homes England.

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