Business Pleasure

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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Trafford Palazzo

News | 12 Jan

Luxury Italian restaurant to open at Trafford Palazzo

Luxury Italian restaurant to open at Trafford Palazzo

Matterello is a new concept launching at TraffordCity’s Trafford Palazzo

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Trafford Waters CGI

News | 4 Jan

Peel L&P prepares to start work on Trafford Waters

Peel L&P prepares to start work on Trafford Waters

Plans have been submitted for the first phase of infrastructure work at Trafford Waters, a mixed-use development in TraffordCity

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TraffordCity CGI future developments

News | 20 Dec

What a year! Pleasure, partnerships and even a Palazzo…we look back on 2021 at TraffordCity

What a year! Pleasure, partnerships and even a Palazzo…we look back on 2021 at TraffordCity

2021 has certainly been a year to remember for TraffordCity.

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Barton Square

News | 22 Nov

Peel L&P rebrands Barton Square at TraffordCity as Trafford Palazzo

Peel L&P rebrands Barton Square at TraffordCity as Trafford Palazzo

The rebranding forms a key element of Peel L&P’s wider masterplan within TraffordCity, Manchester as a one of the most experiential retail, leisure and entertainment destinations in the UK. .

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Barton Square exterior

News | 15 Nov

Peel L&P introduces the Trafford Palazzo brand with a weekend extravaganza

Peel L&P introduces the Trafford Palazzo brand with a weekend extravaganza

Two-day event will run this weekend (20th - 21st November) at the formerly named Barton Square

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TraffordCity from the air

News | 11 Nov

TraffordCity estimated to boost the economy by £808 million each year

TraffordCity estimated to boost the economy by £808 million each year

The first economic study of its kind for TraffordCity, was carried out by AMION Consulting

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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 '21

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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