Manchester Vineyard is a Church led group who’s main focus is to serve the local area and encourage community development in Manchester. Despite Ardwick & Longsight being such a diverse area both in culture and age, currently there is very little by way of space for building community, resulting in social isolation and a broken, insular community. The Manchester Vineyard is hoping to change this.
Posted 10 Mar 2020 16:11
Youth Centre 422 is a grand Victorian building hosting various original features. It is now derelict due to a long stint with professional squatters. The building borders three communities within Manchester; Longsight, Rusholme and Ardwick and are in dire need of communal facilities.
We have distributed the spaces which we will then develop in groups. These spaces are all in need of restoration and include the main hall, café, social gathering and office spaces.
Posted 10 Mar 2020 16:12
On the second day of our events program, we will be visiting the office of 5plus architects in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. The team will be meeting with Natasha Dance, the Associate Interior Designer who will be giving us a short presentation on interior projects she has worked on for 5plus architects. We will then have a discussion about what we want to accomplish with the Youth Center, and bouncing some initial ideas off each other and the team at 5plus. Natasha will also take us around the materials library at 5plus so that we can begin to decide which materials we think would be appropriate for the Youth Center.