United Utilities Property Solutions, the in house property management and development arm of United Utilities Group, has begun a redevelopment of Linley House on Dickinson Street in Manchester.

United Uitilites said it plans to redevelop the building to provide large floorplates of around 10,000 sq ft each. It has already let to floors to Electricty North West. A further five floors are still available.

The quoting rent is around £17.50/sq ft.

Works to the building are due to be completed by mid 2009. Edwards & Co and Lambert Smith Hampton are joint letting agents.

Buttress Fuller Alsop Williams is the project architect and Walker Sime is the project manager.