Urban Splash, set up in 1993, is a British company which regenerates decaying industrial warehouses and mills, and other buildings, into modern apartments and penthouses as well as construct new build developments. Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar) A warehouse is a commercial Building for Storage of Goods. Warehouses are used by Manufacturers Importers Exporters A factory (previously manufactory) or manufacturing plant is an industrial Building where workers manufacture goods They are mainly based in the northwest cities of the United Kingdom such as Manchester, Bradford and Liverpool, but have expanded into the Midlands and the South, in such places as Birmingham, Bristol (Lake Shore) and Plymouth (Royal William Yard). The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Bradford ( lies at the heart of the City of Bradford, a Metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary Birmingham ( ˈbɜːmɪŋəm Ber -ming-um Plymouth ( is a city and unitary authority area on the coast of Devon, England about south west of London. The Royal William Victualling Yard, in Stonehouse, a suburb of Plymouth, England, was the major victualling depot of the Royal Navy and an important
Urban Splash was founded by Tom Bloxham, a graduate of the University of Manchester, whose initial business experience was selling pop posters in Affleck's Palace in Manchester. Tom Bloxham MBE is an award winning property developer founder of the pioneering urban renewal property development company Urban Splash and member of the judging The University of Manchester is a " red brick " civic University located in Manchester, England. Afflecks (formerly Afflecks Palace) the brain child of James and Elaine Walsh is a building housing an indoor market and is located at the junction of Church Street/Tib Street To expand his pop poster business Bloxham branched out a as landlord opening the N4 Arcade adjacent to the Palace. He then expanded in to Liverpool opening a shopping arcade called the Liverpool Palace. Liverpool ( is a City and Metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary He then expanded in to licensed premises with the founding of the Baa Bar in Liverpool with architect and Urban Splash co-founder, Jonathan Falkingham. Baa Bar is a chain of bars located in the North-West of England.
Urban Splash are renowned for taking on difficult sites and projects that other developers will not touch, such as the Budenburg Haus Projekte in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, Park Hill, Sheffield, New Islington and Moho in Manchester and Lister's Mill in Bradford. Altrincham () is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England. Greater Manchester is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2 Park Hill is a Council housing estate in Sheffield, England. Designed by Jack Lynn and Ivor Smith and built between 1957 and Lister's Mill (otherwise known as Manningham Mills was the largest Silk factory in the world Bradford ( lies at the heart of the City of Bradford, a Metropolitan borough of West Yorkshire, England. They also place a big emphasis on design, employing well respected architects such as Foster and Partners, ShedKM and Glenn Howells. Foster + Partners is a leading Architectural firm in the United Kingdom. Glenn Howells is a British born Architect. His practice Glenn Howells Architects has offices in Birmingham and London.
Urban Splash are currently developing two landmarks in Birmingham: The Rotunda and Fort Dunlop. The Rotunda is an iconic cylindrical highrise building in Birmingham, England. Fort Dunlop ( is the common name of the original tyre Factory and head office of Dunlop Rubber in the Erdington district of Birmingham, Urban Splash have also been chosen to redevelop the Waterfront in Walsall. Walsall ( is a large industrial town in the West Midlands of England. In 2006, Urban Splash bought the derelict Birnbeck Pier in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset. Birnbeck Pier is a Pier in Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, England. Weston-super-Mare is a Seaside resort town and Civil parish in North Somerset, England. North Somerset is a Unitary authority in England. Its area covers part of the ceremonial county of Somerset but it is administered The company has been chosen as the developer for the East Wharf development project in Watchet, Somerset and has submitted plans to the local planning authority (as of May 2007). Watchet is a Harbour Town and Civil parish in the English county of Somerset, with an approximate Somerset ( or) is a county in south west England The County town is Taunton, which is in the south of the county  Their redevelopment of Morecambe's famous art deco Midland Hotel is due to be completed in May 2008. The Midland Hotel is a famous Art Deco building in Morecambe, in Lancashire, England. Urban Splash along with Hammerson are the chosen developers to redevelop a large area of Swansea city centre. Hammerson REIT ( is a major British property development and investment company Swansea ( Abertawe "mouth of the Tawe " is a city and county in Wales. Swansea
Tom Bloxham has recently appeared on the Sunday Times Rich List. The Sunday Times Rich List is a list of the 1000 wealthiest people or families in the United Kingdom, updated annually in April and published as a magazine supplement In the 2005 list, it was stated that Bloxham had a personal fortune of around £50 million. He now resides in Worsley, Greater Manchester. Worsley is a town within the Metropolitan borough of the City of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England. Greater Manchester is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2