Manchester’s Business Improvement District has been renewed for a second term following a 77% vote in favour of continuing until at least 2023. Click here to read the full story and the Business Plan.

  • 1st Manchester rated England's top shopping destination outside London in Colliers latest research
  • £16M AVE of national, regional and local press coverage for the BID's public events
  • 900M retail spend in Manchester city centre each year
22 May First Anniversary: Commemoration Programme

To mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack, Manchester is hosting a programme of commemoriation events based around Remembrance; Reflection and Celebration of Life; and Manchester Together, embracing the solidarity shown by the city.

Episode 31: Afflecks and Hatch

We talk to Tony Martin, General Manager of Afflecks, about the history of the market, how people get involved and the range of sellers currently in situ. And then on to the new Hatch, the Afflecks offshoot on Oxford Road, and plans for the future.

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