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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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Padel Club net and player

News | 31 May

Work starts on Padel Club at TraffordCity

Work starts on Padel Club at TraffordCity

Construction of the biggest and most sustainable Padel facility in the North of England has started on site in TraffordCity

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The Padel Club, Wilmslow

News | 8 Apr

Influential sports players celebrate success for the Padel Club in TraffordCity

Influential sports players celebrate success for the Padel Club in TraffordCity

The Padel Club, based in Wilmslow, is thrilled to announce its expansion to a new state-of-the-art facility in TraffordCity.

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Trafford Palazzo at sunset

News | 23 Feb

Trafford Palazzo 'Fit for the Future'

Trafford Palazzo 'Fit for the Future'

Executive Director for Retail and Leisure at Peel, Mark Whittaker, talks in depth about what makes the destination ‘fit for the future’.

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James Whittaker and Nick Payne

News | 9 Jan

ICITIES signs deal to develop new ice arena in TraffordCity

ICITIES signs deal to develop new ice arena in TraffordCity

The deal marks ICITIES first major project and will be Planet Ice’s 15th and biggest venue in the UK.

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Surf Park planned at TraffordCity

News | 4 Dec '23

ON BOARD! Specialist team announced to deliver worldclass surfing destination in TraffordCity, Manchester

ON BOARD! Specialist team announced to deliver worldclass surfing destination in TraffordCity, Manchester

The team behind the Lost Shore Surf Resort in Edinburgh have been brought on board to create the much-anticipated inland surf park located in TraffordCity.

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Ben Townsend, James Whittaker and Cllr Liz Patel

News | 7 Sep '23

Work starts on new Trafford Waters affordable homes

Work starts on new Trafford Waters affordable homes

Work has begun on the new L&Q affordable housing scheme at Peel L&P’s Trafford Waters development, the first of 350 homes to be built at the site.

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Trafford Waters Residential plans

News | 22 Jun '23

Plans submitted for third residential development at Trafford Waters

Plans submitted for third residential development at Trafford Waters

A mix of one, two and three-bedroom apartments across two buildings

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Therme Manchester CGI June 23

News | 12 Jun '23

Public Consultation on Therme Manchester’s new design

Public Consultation on Therme Manchester’s new design

Therme Manchester is inviting the public to view and comment on a new design

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Trafford Waters Elderly Homes

News | 31 May '23

Plans approved to bring specialist dementia care and elderly living homes to Trafford Waters

Plans approved to bring specialist dementia care and elderly living homes to Trafford Waters

Montpelier’s scheme will offer tailored dementia care and elderly living

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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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