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.
Manchester City Council will be staging its annual New Year’s Fireworks Display in Piccadilly Gardens on Wednesday 31 December. Read more for timings and Road Closure information.
Manchester city centre retailers are preparing for their busiest shopping day of the year this Saturday.
The CityCo office will be closed from 4pm Wednesday 24 December and be fully operational on Monday 5th January.
Piloting a new major event with international and UK artists Enlighten will transform Piccadilly Gardens for four nights this December.
Small Business Saturday 2014 will be celebrated in the Northern Quarter this Saturday 6th December with a pop-up market hosting local traders.
city centre voices
You said you wanted greater anti-litter measures. We've now created a dedicated team in the city centre. #TrashTalkMcr
Cat - afternoon all. Male has just been arrested for attempt theft of females handbag in Piccadilly Gardens and also assaulted PCSO.
Police recover millions of counterfeit euros after four men were stopped at a central Manchester hotel http://t.co/Q2t54pFS7c
Update from Assault on Deansgate Locks from Friday Night, victim is still in a critical condition and investigation is ongoing by City DC's.
A 14-year-old girl suffers serious burns after her dress caught fire when it brushed a lit candle in Stockport http://t.co/uoMkLIrgLL
Good morning! With only a few days to go until Christmas Day keep an eye out for the #MCRElfieSelfie elves for your chance to win prizes!
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