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We generate economic growth

TraffordCity is a major focal point for economic growth within Greater Manchester and will be an influential force and contributor to the Northern Powerhouse. Investment across TraffordCity will continue to support economic growth at a subregional and a wider level.

We lead the development of a localised skills economy and ensure labour needs are met through the local workforce. We create a wide range of employment opportunities including accessible opportunities within flexible and lower skilled sectors. 

We work with our partners to transform public transport provision creating a truly connected and accessible destination, thereby fuelling economic growth.

We contribute substantially to Greater Manchester’s visitor economy and this is set to increase as new assets are created. TraffordCity’s contribution to the sub regional and Northern Powerhouse economy is expected to increase substantially as a result of ongoing investment in key growth and infrastructure projects.

We're a major focal point for economic growth

We drive the economy

Business rates generate...

The Trafford Centre

£95.5m including The Trafford Centre

Local services - bin collection

£75.8m benefits local services

MediaCityUK Salford

£17.2m generated within Salford

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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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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 '21

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 '21

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 '21

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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Bridgewater Way cycle and walking path

News | 14 Feb '21

£3.2 million scheme to improve sustainable travel to RHS Garden Bridgewater

£3.2 million scheme to improve sustainable travel to RHS Garden Bridgewater

Work has started on a scheme to improve walking and cycling links between RHS Garden Bridgewater in Worsley, TraffordCity and other local facilities.

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