Manchester BID is the city’s Business Improvement District: a consortium of 400 leading retailers and restaurants.

Retail District: Daily/Weekly Footfall

BID footfall cameras track footfall across the retail district giving trends vs same weekly/monthly trends last year.


For the week so far vs equivalent period last year/last week:

Sun 5 July to Thur 9 July

% Year %Week  

Total -58% +17%
St Ann’s -62% +22%
Exchange Square -72% +16%
King Street -78% +26%
Market St -44% +8%
New Cathedral Street -58% +32%

Weekly: View Reports

Weekly footfall across the city centre last year would be around 875,000 people. Market Street busiest area at 285,000 weekly footfall. Weeks run Sunday to Saturday with data from from Springboard UK.

Retail Reopening Manchester: Business Guidance

ZOOM Business Briefings. Watch the replays and read follow-up notes

4 July Reopening Q&A with TfGM – 1 July
4 July Reopening Q&A with Police – 1 July
4 July Reopening Q&A with Council Licensing – 1 July
Rough Sleeping & Begging – 25 June
Licensed Premises – 16 June
Sir Richard Leese – 15 June
Retail Reopening Guidance – 10 June
Big City BIDs Conference – 9 June
TfGM/Metrolink – 3 June
Office Reoccupation – 28 May
Retail Reoccupation – 27 May
Greater Manchester Police – 13 May
Deansgate Closure – 12 May

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