The proximity of No.1 Old Trafford to the vast business district of Trafford Park makes it the ideal commuter location for the largest employment zone in Greater Manchester with over 1,300 businesses serviced by more than 33,000 jobs.
With immediate access to the retail and commercial sectors of the City, the development is also on the doorstep of the BBC with 2,700 employees and 750 at the nearby ITV. Furthermore, the expansive shopping complex at the Trafford Centre boasts a workforce of more than 8,000 employees all of which will just be a short tram ride away.
MediaCityUK and Salford Quays represent the vibrancy and continued growth of Manchester and No.1 Old Trafford will serve as the perfect locality for professionals of all ages to easily connect to their current or future place of work.
No.1 Old Trafford has a plethora of sporting, culture and leisure attractions, all in its immediate locality.
From the Salford Quays Helly Hansen sports facility which offers kayaking, windsurfing and wakeboarding to the The Lowry with it’s waterside theatre, art gallery and shopping complex.
It is clear from the CGI on this page that No.1 Old Trafford is also only a matter of minutes away from the Manchester United Football Ground, home to one of the two legendary teams the city has produced.
The waterfront location of No.1 Old Trafford gives a suburban feel to urban living.
With extensive views, this residential hub enjoys the perfect cityscape backdrop with the landscaped gardens within the complex adding a natural respite and maximising external open space.
Located on the opposite side of the water will stand Clipper’s Quay, previously a long standing inactive site, which is due to benefit from a £98.7million development that, along with No.1 Old Trafford, will enhance the dynamic community feel to the area.
The continually improving residential location will prove a key development in the ongoing overall regeneration of Greater Manchester and the surrounding area and prove pivotal in both the commercial and domestic rejuvenation of the district. No.1 Old Trafford will optimise the work/life balance of its residents in providing ease of connectivity to their place of work and leisure but will also offer the perfect residence and living space.
Knowledge is the City’s growth sector particularly in the technology, biotechnology, advanced materials and creative media fields.
With almost 100,000 students and home to the Universities of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan and Salford, the City is a hub of learning excellence and has the largest such population in Europe. As well as the immediate centres of study, there are a further 22 universities within an hours drive of the City Centre, resulting in another 400,000 students living in the surrounding area. Ranked 8th in the UK, Manchester University attracts international interest from over 190 countries.
Manchester also enjoys more than a 50% retention rate of the annual 33,000 plus graduates who choose to remain living or begin working here, driving the local economy and contributing to the overall growth, energy and cultural diversity of the City.