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Manchester employees


The Manchester office is home to about 45 staff from a diverse mix of Ricardo practices including Infrastructure & Utilities, Policy, Strategy & Economics, Technologies, Tools & Solutions, and Environmental Evidence & Data.

The new office was opened in December 2017 and provides a bright and spacious work-space, with a fitted kitchen and coffee machine, lockers for staff, a secure bike shed and showers.

Since the new office has opened a social group and a charity group has been formed with plans being drawn up for nights out in Manchester and more for the future.  We support a local charity each year with fundraising activities like bake sales and dress down Fridays.  Staff have also supported other charities completing fun-runs and tough-mudder races. 

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Manchester Bright Building Manchester Science Park Pencroft Way Manchester M15 6GZ UK T: +44 (0)1235 753000
Manchester commute


There is a secure bike shed onsite which requires a fob to access and showers in the building which are free to use. Free lockers are also available in the office.

The office is accessible by car from all Manchester suburbs and surrounding towns.  Permits are available to park onsite. Please use the postcode M15 6SE which will bring you to the neighbouring building – the official postcode, M15 6GZ, does not yet appear on many sat-navs.
Buses are the most convenient form of public transport to the office. Bus services run frequently down Oxford Road which is a 3 minute walk from the office, and other services run along Boundary Lane and Lloyd Street North. To find the best public transport route the TFGM Journey Planner is a useful tool.

There is a regular and frequent tram service throughout many parts of Manchester. The closest tram stops are in St. Peter’s Square (20 minute walk), Deansgate (25 minute walk).
Trains into Manchester from surrounding towns and suburbs run regularly. Manchester Oxford Road train station is a 20 minute walk from the office and Piccadilly train station is a 30 minute walk. Both stations are only a short bus ride on any of the services listed above.

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Site information

Based in Manchester Science Park (MSP), the local businesses comprise many scientific and environmental businesses – and we are neighbours to the University of Manchester. As the flagship for MSP, the new Bright Building also hosts corporate events and charity events.

As the Manchester office is new, there is lots of oppourtunity for new clubs and groups to be formed with other employees.

There is a café on the public ground floor of the Bright Building and as tenants we are often given vouchers to use there.  The office itself is in walking distance of an Asda supermarket and the busy Oxford Road which has a range of places to eat and drink, as well as shops.

Manchester accomodation


The office is a commutable distance from all areas of the city and many surrounding towns. 

Average asking price for a two-bed property in Manchester is approx. £185k (or £850 per month rental). 

In Stockport it is £165k (or £675 per month rental).

In Bolton you can expect to pay £106k (or £500 per month rental). 

Manchester Bright Building Manchester Science Park Pencroft Way Manchester M15 6GZ UK T: +44 (0)1235 753000

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