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.

We report to a Board of the city’s influential business leaders. Read about what we do.

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.

Read about the Heart of Manchester BID.

news

city centre voices

  • BBC Radio Manchester

    @bbcradiomanc

    Rugby Union Extra Trivia Teaser: Since 2002, 4 teams finished top of the Premiership but failed to win the play-off final? #BBCRMSport

  • BBC Radio Manchester

    @bbcradiomanc

    Police have been called after an argument in Wythenshawe, involving Mario Balotelli. Its thought a young girl began taking photos of him.

  • BBC Radio Manchester

    @bbcradiomanc

    A 17 year-old boy's been raped by two men, as he walked through a park in Salford. The attack happened two weeks ago in Buille Hill Park.

  • BBC Radio Manchester

    @bbcradiomanc

    'Rugby Union Extra'. Steve Diamond is waiting for YOUR questions and opinions on @SaleSharksRugby and Rugby Union in general: 0161 228 2255

  • Visit Manchester

    @visit_mcr

    Check out what's going on in Manchester this Christmas #MCRchristmas http://t.co/Jav5pGeGVx http://t.co/FDFHqspETY

  • Visit Manchester

    @visit_mcr

    Holidays are coming...holidays are coming...

  • BBC Radio Manchester

    @bbcradiomanc

    Our 'Rugby Union Extra' teaser today is: Since 2002, which 4 clubs have finished top of the Premiership but not won the final? #BBCRMSport

  • MEN Business

    @MENBusinessDesk

    Firms report fall in export orders: The eurozone's continued economic stagnation and the crisis in Ukraine hav... http://t.co/p3kjJkwoBc

  • Visit Manchester

    @visit_mcr

    #tbt It's got to be Market Street, nowadays home to street performers, musicians and soon #MCRchristmas markets! http://t.co/hpXoR5SpnH

  • TfGM

    @OfficialTfGM

    Passengers on the new @MCRMetrolink line to @ManAirport will cross the M60 & M56 when it opens on Monday 3 November http://t.co/Y91e1w0L8G

  • Visit Manchester

    @visit_mcr

    #tbt can anyone name this lively place in #Manchester? circa. 1900 #throwbackthursday answer in 5mins http://t.co/vTwQ7ZcM8c

  • BBC Radio Manchester

    @bbcradiomanc

    The actress Tina O'Brien is to return to Coronation Street next year. The 31 year-old played the single mum Sarah-Louise Platt.

  • Road Closures

    Road closures, demonstrations and city centre activity which may affect your business.

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