HomeDiagramsDatabaseMapsForumSkyscraper Posters

Switch heights to

C.I.S. Tower

Miller Street
Manchester ENG United Kingdom

Construction Dates
Floor Count25
Building Uses
 - office
 - conference
 - cinema
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - sign
Architectural Style
 - international
 - glass
 - steel
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof387 ft

During late 2005 the grey service section of the CIS Tower was clad in blue solar panels, creating enough power for 50 homes a year.

Was the tallest office building in Western Europe when completed in 1962 and was still the tallest building in the U.K outside London until 2005.

When built the service tower was clad in 14 million mosiac tiles, which immediately began falling off.

It was heavily influenced by the Inland Steel Building in Chicago http://www.skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=10487

CIS tower is a Grade II listed building.

It was the first building in Manchester to surpass the height of the 87m Town Hall.

On a clear day Jodrell Bank observatory and the Welsh Mountains can be seen from the top floors.

The letters of the CIS logo are 7ft high.

Google Search

Drawing by Steamboy
© SkyscraperPage.com

Aerial View / Map - Location within Manchester

Manchester Map Centered on BuildingFull Manchester MapBuilding on Google Maps

Do you see any incorrect data on this page?  Please let our editors know of any corrections you can make by posting them in the Database Corrections section of the discussion forum (open to the public).

Terms & Conditions
All content displayed on and contained within this page is subject to Skyscraper Source Media Inc.'s Terms and Conditions.  No content displayed on this page may be reproduced, in whole or in part, without prior written permission by Skyscraper Source Media Inc.  All content © Copyright Skyscraper Source Media Inc.