Discovering Salford Quays and Media CityUK in Manchester. A Waterfront Hub of Creativity and Culture
The Quays-Media City in Manchester is a waterfront destination in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is a mixed-use development consisting of office buildings, residential apartments, shops, restaurants, and leisure facilities. The centerpiece of the development is MediaCityUK, a purpose-built hub for the creative and digital industries.
is home to a number of major media companies, including the BBC, ITV, and
dock10 studios. It is also the location of the University of Salford's
MediaCityUK campus, which offers a range of media-related courses.
The Quays-Media City Manchester is a popular tourist destination, with attractions such as The Lowry, a theatre and arts centre, and the Imperial War Museum North, which explores the impact of modern conflict on people and society. The area is also home to a number of events and festivals throughout the year, including the Manchester International Festival and the Salford Triathlon.
the Quays-Media City Manchester is an important hub for the creative and
digital industries in the UK, as well as a vibrant destination for tourists and
Trafford, the home of Manchester United Football Club, is located at The Quays
and is one of the most famous stadiums in the world.
Quays is easily accessible by public transport, with tram, train, and bus services
connecting the area to the rest of Greater Manchester.
area is also popular for water-based activities such as canal cruises,
kayaking, and paddleboarding.
area has a rich industrial history, with many of the buildings at The Quays
having originally been used as warehouses and docks.
the main component of the Quays-Media City Manchester, was opened in 2011.
development covers an area of 200 acres.
is home to over 250 businesses, including major media companies, independent
production companies, and start-ups.
BBC moved five of its departments to MediaCityUK, including BBC Sport, BBC
Children's, and BBC Learning.
development includes 1,800 residential apartments, providing housing for up to
has a wide range of facilities, including seven high-definition studios, a
5,000-square-metre soundstage, and a digital performance venue.
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