Manchester city centre is an ideal location for commercial and promotional events, offering the opportunity to reach a large and varied audience. We have a population of around 458,000 located at the heart of the Greater Manchester city region in the North West of England.
The population of the city centre has grown in the last ten years (around 50,000) and is expected to rise in the future as more homes are built. More than 140,000 people work in the city centre and this figure is expected to rise over the next ten years. Our city is one of the most popular in the country. Retail spend here hit 910 million in 2014 making the city the top shopping destination outside of London.
The Greater Manchester leisure survey 2014 showed an average spend per visitor of around £35 per day and £79 per overnight stay.
Our city centre has a number of outdoor spaces available to hire for public events and for domestic and commercial activity, at locations within the key pedestrianised areas of the city maximising the opportunity to showcase your product, brand or campaign.