About the project

A major new hub for broadcasting, creative and digital enterprises, which became operational in January 2011. New home for the BBC, ITV, Coronation Street, the University of Salford and more than a hundred commercial enterprises. This new destination for Manchester also features Lowry Outlet Shopping, restaurants and bars, and nearly 400 apartments. This is one of 16 Ocean Gateway projects which make up Peel’s contribution to Atlantic Gateway.

Theme: communities and regeneration

Local authority: Salford City Council/Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

LEP: Greater Manchester

Key sectors: media/service/leisure/retail/residential

Investment to date: £1.1 billion

Future investment: £520 million