the facts about TRAFFORDCITY

an evolving retail, leisure and office destination

Situated just five miles to the west of Manchester city centre, TRAFFORDCITY encompasses 325,150 m2 (3.5 million sq ft) of retail, leisure and office space with a further 92,200 m2 (1 million sq ft) of commercial space and 3,000 residential units available for future development.

It is home to the iconic intu Trafford Centre as well as some of the most prestigious and unique attractions in the UK including the Chill Factore, iFLY indoor skydiving and the ground breaking EventCity, which is establishing itself as the first choice venue on the global events scene.


facts & figures

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43 million people visit TRAFFORDCITY each year

6.9 million people live in the north west

16,500 people are employed within TRAFFORDCITY

2.3 million people reside here

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5 million people live within a 30 minute drivetime

11.3 million people live within a 90 minute drivetime

2 minutes to junction 9/10 M60

10 minutes to Manchester & Stockport

15 minutes to Manchester International Airport

20 minutes to Bolton

30 minutes to Macclesfield & Warrington

35 minutes to Bury

40 minutes to John Lennon Airport

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70% ABC1 demographic visit intu Trafford Centre

EventCity is the 2nd largest event venue outside London

EventCIty generates £11.9 million annual visitor spend locally

iFLY is 1 of 3 indoor skydiving venues in the UK

Trafford Golf Centre is home to a flagship American Golf store

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25% ABC1 of employees are between 25 and 34

1.2 million labour pool

106,000 university students

1.5 million working age population

Working age population will be 2.5% larger by 2022

1.2 million hold an NVQ up to NVQ4

Above national average studying business, creative and digital courses.

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