MediaCityUK is now firmly established as the creative and digital destination in the North of England and home to the BBC and ITV. The campus also encompasses Ericsson, SIS, LIVE, the University of Salford, dock10 and Coronation Street with more than 250 smaller creative and digital enterprises. The new destination on Manchester’s waterfront also features Lowry Outlet shopping, restaurants and bars, and nearly 400 apartments. Phase two of the development envisages MediaCityUK doubling in size over the next 15 years including more than 1,800 apartments and significant further work spaces. MediaCityUK is a joint venture between Peel Land and Property and Legal and General Capital.
Theme: Communities and Regeneration
Local Authorities: Salford City Council/
Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
LEP: Greater Manchester
Key Sectors: Media/Service/Leisure/Retail/Residential
Investment to date: £800 million
Future investment: up to £1 billion