managing & marketing city centre manchester
CityCo strives to make Manchester city centre a better place to work, visit and live. We all want Manchester to be a thriving, competitive and sustainable international city. At CityCo, we connect businesses with public agencies, bringing together the people and ideas to make great things happen.
CityCo is your city centre management company. It is an independent membership organisation. Our business network covers all sizes, sectors and locations across the city centre. We help you to shape what happens here, expand activities and connect with the right people at the right time. Read about how you can benefit from membership.
CityCo manages Manchester’s first Business Improvement District (BID) – Heart of Manchester. Running for 5 years, the BID is an opportunity to build on our successes, energy and optimism to make Manchester as successful as we know it can be.
The business plan has been led by city centre retailers and focuses on delivering promotional and customer service initiatives such as our Where to Go Manchester Guide Book, City Hosts, Chinese New Year celebrations and Manchester’s urban gardening festival Dig the City.
Multi award-winning Dig the City, Manchester’s urban gardening festival, will be back next summer. The festival is now open for Show Garden entries. Click to read more.
National initiative 'Small Business Saturday’ is encouraging Northern Quarter businesses to get involved with events, discounts and special promotions.
Retail sales and footfall figures rose during September, with the return of the city’s 100,000 students and the city’s first MCR Student Takeover.
More than 35 staff from House of Fraser, Selfridges, McDonald’s, Marks & Spencer, Barclays and Manchester Arndale hit the streets in support of the council’s ‘Keep our city clean’ campaign.
Manchester and Liverpool have joined forces to bid for £120,000 Grow Wild funding. Vote now.
city centre voices
A Paediatrician from Gtr Mcr has pleaded guilty to 31 charges involving sexual activity with children and possessing images of abuse.
Finalists announced for BBC Digital Excellence Award http://t.co/Qu5hz6eE4t
Police in South Manchester arrest an 18 year old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in Levenshulme earlier this month.
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