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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 | 23 Sep

We’re very excited to soon be home to the NW's first inland #surfing lagoon after plans are approved. As the UK’s foremost retail, leisure & commercial destination, Modern Surf is an excellent addition to our offer & we can't wait for work to start. bit.ly/2XJnX6o

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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@traffordcity | 9 Sep

📸 We’re loving this snap from @photographybyrobynx on Instagram! When will you next visit @Barton_Square? 🛍

@traffordcity | 27 Aug

We’re so proud to celebrate our regional Olympic medallists with this incredible window art installation at @Barton_Square 🎨 Head down this weekend to grab a selfie or a pic for your Instagram 📸 Thanks so much @myrodoodles for your amazing work 🙌🏻

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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EventCity

News | 6 Jul

EventCity at TraffordCity opens up its doors once more

EventCity at TraffordCity opens up its doors once more

We’re pleased to welcome VenueLab who have added EventCity at TraffordCity as one of their nationwide event venues to their portfiolio.

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Modern Surf Manchester site plan

News | 9 Jun

Plans for £60 Million Surfing Complex Submitted to Trafford Council

Plans for £60 Million Surfing Complex Submitted to Trafford Council

Plans to make TraffordCity home to the North West’s first surfing lagoon have been submitted to Trafford Council by Belfast-based property developer, McKinney Group.

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American Golf store

News | 30 Mar

American Golf to open £650k high-tech ‘superstore’ in TraffordCity

American Golf to open £650k high-tech ‘superstore’ in TraffordCity

Europe’s largest golf retailer, American Golf, will open the UK’s most high tech golf store at Trafford Golf Centre, TraffordCity, when non-essential retail re-opens to the public on April 12th.

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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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