Owners of MediaCityUK, The Peel Group, has appointed Manchester retail and leisure letting specialists, Cheetham & Mortimer to focus on its retail and leisure accommodation at the world class creative and digital destination.
MediaCityUK’s current retail and leisure offering features national brands and independents including; Wagamama, Prezzo, Costa Coffee, Pokusevskis, Dockyard and Damson, predominantly fronting the Piazza on ground and first floor levels as well as a Booths supermarket, Dental, Once Upon a Time florist and WHSmith. There are still a limited number of opportunities ranging in size from 400 sq ft to 3,500 sq ft.
MediaCityUK is home to the BBC including its children’s department, Breakfast and regional news as well as 5 Live. ITV occupies over 60,000 sq ft in Orange Tower and has also made the site home to its Coronation Street studios. Education is also a key sector onsite with the University of Salford occupying 100, 000sq ft adjacent to ITV.
Planning permission has recently been secured for a new 100,000 sq ft 10 storey building fronting Broadway, which will incorporate a 112 bed Premier Inn hotel and 50,000 sq ft of office space. Retail and leisure accommodation will be available within a ground floor media hub. Work on site is anticipated to commence Spring 2015, with completion in Summer 2016.