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Brazennose House Development

The Lincoln, Brazennose House Development, Brazennose Street, Manchester, M2 5BP

The replacement of the existing Brazennose House with a new 100,000 sqft Grade A office building provides the opportunity to reinvigorate an underutilised square in the heart of Manchester. 

Brazennose House, Manchester

Brazennose House, a remarkable 100,000 sqft Grade A office building located in the heart of Manchester, provided a unique opportunity to revitalize an underutilized square. To ensure efficient utility access and maintain the integrity of this significant development, Rapid Access Ltd was brought in as a key partner. This case study illustrates the successful collaboration between Rapid Access Ltd and Brazennose House, focusing on the supply of metal door access panels and riser doors.


1. Utility Access: With a state-of-the-art office building of this magnitude, ensuring seamless access to critical utility systems such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and telecommunications was a top priority.

2. Architectural Integration: The transformation of Brazennose Square required a commitment to aesthetic appeal and architectural harmony. Any installations needed to blend seamlessly with the overall design of the building.

3. Modern Design: The complex architectural design and contemporary styling demanded access solutions that were equally modern, efficient, and secure.


Rapid Access Ltd, a recognized expert in access solutions, was chosen to address the distinctive requirements of Brazennose House. The solution consisted of installing customized metal door access panels and riser doors, designed to meet the following key criteria:

1. Metal Door Panels: Rapid Access Ltd provided access panels and riser doors with metal doors, offering a robust and secure solution for utility access.

2. Architectural Synergy: Access panels and riser doors were meticulously tailored to seamlessly integrate with the architectural aesthetics of Brazennose House, preserving the building's modern and sophisticated appearance.

3. Contemporary Design: The chosen access solutions incorporated modern features such as advanced locking mechanisms, ensuring both security and ease of access.

Brazennose House, Manchester


The implementation of metal door access panels and riser doors by Rapid Access Ltd was executed in close collaboration with the property management and architectural teams at Brazennose House. The project was managed with minimal disruption to ongoing operations, ensuring a seamless integration of utility access into the new office building.


The partnership between Rapid Access Ltd and Brazennose House showcased how utility access can be efficiently integrated into modern architectural designs. The installation of metal door access panels and riser doors not only met the need for functionality but also contributed to the overall success of the revitalization of Brazennose Square in the heart of Manchester. This case study highlights the importance of selecting the right access solutions provider to meet the unique demands of Grade A office buildings and contemporary urban developments.

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