Planning and regeneration City centre regeneration areas

Oxford Road Corridor

Image of a building along Oxford Road

The Oxford Road Corridor is economically the most important area within Greater Manchester, with more job creation potential than anywhere else in the city region. The area generates £3billion Gross Value Added (GVA) per annum, consistently accounting for 20 per cent of Manchester’s economic output, the area provides more than 70,000 jobs.

The Oxford Road Corridor contains one of the largest higher-education campuses in the UK, with close to 75,000 undergraduates and postgraduates studying at The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Royal Northern College of Music. Alongside the universities sits the Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester Science Park, and a range of commercial, retail and leisure development.

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