BIMM Manchester Music College, Great Marlborough Street Building, England Architecture

BIMM Manchester Music College

English Education Building – design by Ben Kelly Design (BKD)

25 Jun 2013

BIMM Manchester Building

Design: Ben Kelly Design (BKD)

Location: Great Marlborough Street, Manchester, England

Manchester Music College

BIMM Manchester, the newest college to open in the award-winning contemporary music education group BIMM, has commissioned the celebrated interior design practice Ben Kelly Design (BKD) to create a unique and inspiring destination for aspiring music industry professionals studying full time accredited courses at Diploma and Degree level.

BIMM Manchester Music College
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BIMM Manchester has invited BKD to design a vibrant brave design scheme that will delight and impress all users and visitors whilst supporting the key day-to-day functionality of each space. A space for creativity to flourish and for future stars of the music industry to hone their talents.

BIMM Manchester Principal Vaseema Hamilton states:

“BIMM Manchester is located in the heart of the city at No.8 Great Marlborough Street, a classic red brick / green glass mill-style building which holds a powerful sense of history and narrative around Manchester’s entrepreneurial and industrial past. BIMM is at the lead in to Manchester’s prestigious Knowledge Quarter and within 10 minutes walk of numerous contemporary music venues. We believe it will be the perfectly placed hub for Manchester’s future music and creative talent. BKDs contribution will be to help us reference and acknowledge the city’s music heritage whilst presenting an environment which is aspirational and reaches to the future.”

Ben Kelly adds:

Ben Kelly
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“BKD are really pleased to be working with BIMM Manchester helping to create a unique environment for their students to study and learn their craft in. We are happy to be working in Manchester again and to have the opportunity to further the cultural legacy established when working with Factory Records.”

BIMM Manchester Music College information received from Ben Kelly Design

Ben Kelly Design (BKD)

Location: 8 Great Marlborough Street, Manchester, Northwest England, UK

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