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Spanning 500 acres to the west of Manchester City centre, there is a place with 300 of the most premium brands in retail and leisure as well as exciting sport, culture and event offerings which attract over 44 million visits a year.

This highly connected, £1.6 billion development is owned and managed by Peel L&P on behalf of its stakeholders, boasts a powerful and compelling portfolio and with 11 million people within 90 minutes in the affluent ABC1 demographic, the potential to do business is vast.

TraffordCity already comprises one of the of most important clusters of retail and leisure activity within the north of England. With a further £2.6 billion investment in the pipeline over the next 20 years it is set to become a world class destination where people can live, businesses thrive and with entertainment at your fingertips.

This is the UK’s foremost experiential destination. This is TraffordCity.

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TraffordCity attracts 44 million visits a year

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@traffordcity | 1 Dec

📈 #DidYouKnow Trafford City is estimated to boost the economy by £789 million a year? With a £1.6billion investment, the new @ThermeGroup health & wellbeing resort, plus much more, we’re set for astronomical growth in the next 5 years. More here:traffordcity.co.uk/business/news/\u2026Y

@traffordcity | 29 Nov

Want to know more about TraffordCity? Here's a quick summary in numbers. Here, we have: ⛷️ 12 leisure venues (including skydiving, fitness centres, an indoor ski slope & more) 🛍️ 300 premium brands 🏨 1,000 hotel beds 4️⃣ 4️⃣ 44 million visits a year... Plus so much more!

@traffordcity | 24 Nov

Peel L&P have rebranded Barton Square as @TraffordPalazzo following its acquisition of the exceptional retail, leisure, and entertainment destination at the heart of #TraffordCity. Read more about #TraffordPalazzo and what's planned for the future: traffordcity.co.uk/business/news/\u2026

Barton Square

News | 22 Nov

Peel L&P rebrands Barton Square at TraffordCity as Trafford Palazzo

Peel L&P rebrands Barton Square at TraffordCity as Trafford Palazzo

The rebranding forms a key element of Peel L&P’s wider masterplan within TraffordCity, Manchester as a one of the most experiential retail, leisure and entertainment destinations in the UK. .

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Barton Square exterior

News | 15 Nov

Peel L&P introduces the Trafford Palazzo brand with a weekend extravaganza

Peel L&P introduces the Trafford Palazzo brand with a weekend extravaganza

Two-day event will run this weekend (20th - 21st November) at the formerly named Barton Square

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TraffordCity from the air

News | 11 Nov

TraffordCity estimated to boost the economy by £808 million each year

TraffordCity estimated to boost the economy by £808 million each year

The first economic study of its kind for TraffordCity, was carried out by AMION Consulting

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Visualisation of Modern Surf Manchester

News | 23 Sep

TraffordCity to become home to the North West’s first inland surfing lagoon after detailed planning permission is granted

TraffordCity to become home to the North West’s first inland surfing lagoon after detailed planning permission is granted

McKinney Group is excited to announce that it has received the green light for its planning application to bring the region’s first inland surfing lagoon to TraffordCity.

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Barton Aqueduct towpath

News | 25 Aug

Plans submitted for Barton Swing Aqueduct towpath works

Plans submitted for Barton Swing Aqueduct towpath works

The Bridgewater Canal Company, part of Peel L&P, has submitted plans to reinstate the towpath along the Grade II* listed Barton Swing Aqueduct, reconnecting the Bridgewater Way.

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James Whittaker on his cycling challenge for charity

News | 7 Jul

James is cycling Britain's entire coastline for charity

James is cycling Britain's entire coastline for charity

TraffordCity's head of strategic development has embarked on a 5,700km cycling challenge throughout July to raise money for WaterAid

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44 million people visit TraffordCity each year, 7.9 million people live in the north west. 17,500 people are employed within TraffordCity.

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30 million people visit The Trafford Centre each year. 66% ABC1 demographic, 9.3 million catchment population.

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£820 million gross GVA per annum. £116 million invested in 2018/19. £2.6 billion investment in the pipeline.

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5 million people live within a 30 minute drivetime. 11.3 million people live within a 90 minute drivetime. 15 minutes from Manchester International Airport.

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1.5 million working age population 1.2 million labour pool. 106,000 students. 15% labour cost saving against London and South East.

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12 leisure venues including skydiving, fitness centres, golf driving range, high ropes adventure course and indoor ski slope. 1,000 hotel beds.

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