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.
Looking for things to do in Manchester this summer? Dig the City is back. Sponsored by NCP, the UK’s largest urban greening festival spans King Street to the Cathedral. Read on for the festival highlights.
In a first for Manchester, the city’s retailers are set to open their doors for late night shopping in the run up to Eid al-Fitr, with many stores opening until 9pm on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th July.
A number of city centre shops will open late in the run up to Eid on Friday 25 & Saturday 26 July.
The Heart of Manchester BID (Business Improvement District), run by CityCo, supported this year’s Manchester Day which saw thousands flock to city centre to enjoy biggest carnival to date.
Get your blankets and baskets at the ready as our summer event 'The Manchester Picnic’ will be returning 29-31 August in Piccadilly Gardens.
city centre voices
A Natiobal Lottery grant's been awarded, to help save Manchester's Ancoats Dispensary. It's hoped it'll lead to a further restoration grant.
Musicians from Manchester Camerata have been performing in a residential care home to help people with dementia http://t.co/hP9leJR5H7
The Oldham actress Dora Bryan has died at the age of 91. She began her career at the Oldham Repertory Theatre in the 1930s.
The premiere of "Believe", about the legendary Manchester United boss Sir Matt Busby, takes place at the National Football Museum tonight.
A plaque honouring Shelagh Delaney is to be unveiled at her former home in Salford. The writer grew up on Duchy Road in Pendleton.
PM praises Warrington and Rochdale firms at Commonwealth Games Business Conference: Two north west businesses ... http://t.co/fmtlHwxkW5
Firms on alert as £200m pot goes up for grabs: Lord Heseltine spoke to the M.E.N's Alex Bell after the 'Manch... http://t.co/bnoTNHt6wg
Summer goods boost retail sales: The CBI said that shops selling clothes, groceries and furniture fared best, ... http://t.co/seyw2QUK6X
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