SALFORD QUAYS IS A UNIQUE AND HISTORIC WATERFRONT ATTRACTION OFFERING WORLD-CLASS ENTERTAINMENT, LEISURE AND CULTURAL FACILITIES.
Continually thriving and developing, the area is home to shopping amenities such as the Lowry Outlet, the specialist Helly Hansen Water Sports Centre and the arts and entertainment complex of The Lowry.
With regional gross value added at almost £1billion, Salford Quays constitutes over one fifth of Salford’s overall economy.
There are 749 businesses within Salford Quays, employing over 25,000 people.
The retail venues attract over 4.3million visitors per year, a 6% growth in the past four years, with shoppers contributing £400million to the local economy.
Cultural venues including the Imperial War Museum North attracted over 927,000 visitors last year alone representing on average a 4% growth in the past four years.
MediaCityUK is a waterfront centre of digital industry, learning and leisure. With a vision to establish itself as a hub of inspiration and creativity, in a little over seven years this derelict port has been transformed into the home of some of the largest studio complexes in Europe and hosts BBC North, ITV, Bupa and the University of Salford.
Over 250 innovative businesses are based in MediaCityUK.
£1billion, 10 year expansion agreed in 2016 including further TV and production studios, shops, offices, hotel complex and over 1,400 new homes.
Businesses within MediaCityUK employ over 7,000 people including 2,700 at the BBC alone.
Awarded the status of the first sustainable community in the world by BREEAM in 2011.