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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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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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@traffordcity | 7 Jul

A warm welcome to @VenueLab, who have joined us at TraffordCity as they add @EventCityUK to their portfolio of nationwide event venues until January 2022. Plans for @ThermeGroup’s wellbeing resort will commence thereafter. Read more here: traffordcity.co.uk/business/news/\u2026

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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@traffordcity | 9 Jun

We could soon be home to the North West's first surfing lagoon! 🏄 Plans have been submitted for a £60m world-class surfing complex which would extend #TraffordCity's offer as one of the most experiential retail & leisure destinations in the UK. More atbitly.comk

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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@traffordcity | 18 May

.@RHSBridgewater opens today in #Salford & we're proud that The Peel Group is a founding partner. The garden's proximity to #TraffordCity means our visitors will be able to walk or cycle along @BridgewaterWay to the attraction. 🌼 More attraffordcity.co.uk/rhs-bridgewaterm #RHSBridgewater

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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Therme interior image

News | 26 Feb

Planning approved for Therme Manchester

Planning approved for Therme Manchester

Therme Group to build UK’s first city-based wellbeing resort in Manchester

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Port Salford

Blog | 24 Feb

Port Salford: The UK’s first tri-modal inland waterway port

Port Salford: The UK’s first tri-modal inland waterway port

Port Salford at TraffordCity is proposed to be the UK’s first tri-modal inland waterway port which will be served by ship, rail and road.

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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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