mode transport planning was appointed to support a planning application for a 145-bedroom hotel for Henry Boot Developments and KE Hotels on the edge of Spinningfields in Manchester City Centre.

The Moxy brand was launched in 2016 by Marriott, described as “a millennial-focused boutique concept” designed for “fun-hunter travellers”. mode advised on highway and transport planning matters to ensure the site had a suitable access and servicing arrangement within the constraints of the site, including constrained construction access.

mode prepared the following key transport related elements in support of the planning application:

  • sustainable accessibility review;
  • traffic regulation order review;
  • servicing strategy;
  • trip generation review;
  • preparation of a transport assessment;
  • preparation of a framework travel plan; and
  • preparation of a construction traffic management plan.

project summary

Client: Henry Boot & KE Hotels
Location: Manchester
Office: Manchester
Status: Approved