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, ideas and energy to make great things happen.
CityCo is your city centre management company. It is an 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 your activities and connect with the right people at the right time.
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 new Where to Go Manchester Guide Book, City Hosts, Chinese New Year and Manchester’s urban gardening festival Dig the City.
We’re looking for a talented local artist to design a giant mural to be displayed on the Church St NCP car park. A competition for entries closes 30 April.
Chinese tourists spend more in Manchester’s stores than any other nationality, according to city centre retailers and tax-free shopping company Global Blue.
Manchester’s first Business Safety Champion, Alan Davies of Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Hotels has been appointed as part of a campaign to make the Northern Quarter safe from fire.
Manchester’s cultural night-owls and after-work revellers get to explore the city after-hours. With art, film, performances, cultural pop-ups, music. For one late night only.
A new mural has been unveiled in the Northern Quarter, created by international street art collective The Toasters. The commission was facilitated by Yuck Print House and CityCo.
city centre voices
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says the title race is not over using the points chase in 2012 to back his arguement
Stuart from Edenfield says there is a mental fragility about Manchester City - what do you think? 0161 228 2255 #mcfc
Barney from Moss Side says he wouldn't put a shilling on Manchester City winning the league - do you agree? 0161 228 2255 #mcfc
Manchester City draw 2-2 at home with Sunderland - is the title race now over for the Blues or can they still win it? #mcfc
The Bishop of Manchester David Walker says welfare reforms - and low pay - are the reasons that more people are turning to foodbanks.
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