Track Record

Muse Developments has more than 30 years’ experience of creating high-quality developments and is responsible for delivering more than 16 million square feet of commercial and residential property.

Credibility of project team

Muse Developments has already delivered the largest combined Waitrose John Lewis at home store in the country. The delivery of the masterplan will create a new, exciting, successful business environment that will meet the needs of small and large organisations alike.

Case Studies

Project: Barbirolli Square, Manchester
Sectors: Office and Leisure. Total Value: £60m. Completed: 2001.

Muse’s Barbirolli Square office development comprises more than 200,000 sq ft of high-quality offices and over 200 basement car parking spaces. Muse’s partnership with the City Council has created a major international concert hall, two striking office blocks and a new leisure destination on the banks of the refurbished canal basin.


Project: Chatham Place, Reading
Sectors: Leisure, Residential, Retail, Car parks. Total Value: £100m. Completed: 2016.

A mixed-use development by Muse in partnership with Reading Borough Council at the western end of Reading town centre, it links into the existing core and extends the high street to the west; Chatham Place is a major part of the Council’s Reading City 2020 vision. Muse secured outline approval for an overall development of 740,000 square feet on seven acres. The first phase of 561,800 sq ft of development was completed in 2009 with the second phase, Chatham Square, completed in 2016, delivering a further 178,200 sq ft of development.


Project: HMRC, Newcastle Office and Leisure
Total Value: £250m. Completed: 2008.

Working through the Private Finance Initiative, Newcastle Estate Partnership (NEP) Muse developed new facilities for around 16,000 HMRC staff working across the organisation’s Newcastle Estate.


Project: Waitrose John Lewis at home Combined Store, Basingstoke
Total Value: £19.25m. Completed: 2015.

On Basing View, Basingstoke, Muse developed the largest combined format Waitrose supermarket and John Lewis at home store in the country at 110,000 sq ft. The building offers 72,000 sq ft of retail floor space and opened to the public in November 2016.