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MediaCity is a waterside community that’s part of Salford Quays in Salford, Greater Manchester. It’s home to some of the world’s most exciting creative, tech and media brands, from BBC North and ITV to Ericsson, The Hut Group, Kellogg’s and over 250 creative and tech businesses (see the directory here). Three education establishments are based there, including the University of Salford’s dedicated MediaCity campus, while at its heart is HOST, the Home of Skills & Technology, which supports innovators in data, analytics, cybersecurity, AI, gaming and immersive technologies.

Alongside a growing roster of local, independent food, drink and retail operators is a dedicated shopping centre, parks and public spaces, and one of the UK’s most visited arts centres, The Lowry.

Sustainability is core to MediaCity’s future: home to the UK’s largest cluster of net zero carbon buildings, it has two dedicated Metrolink tram stops and has planted 500 trees as part of a 10-year biodiversity plan. It is also a popular residential neighbourhood, with MediaCity as a whole set to double in size within the next decade.

MediaCity is a joint venture between Peel L&P and Landsec. Together, their inclusive and collaborative approach to the development of MediaCity will ensure that it grows into a community united by creativity, and a place of play, imagination and innovation.

Life at MediaCity

A place to live, work and visit. Interested in joining our community? Get in touch.

Key facts


To achieve Wired Certified Platinum rating with nine certified buildings


The UK’s first immersive 5G hub


The world’s first BREEAM rated sustainable community

£1 million

Worth of energy saving in eight years


of our waste diverted away from landfill

1.4m sq ft

of building space that’s net zero carbon


Ultra fast internet, speeds of 100Mb/s


Creative and digital SMEs

12.8 acres

of public, outdoor space

In the news

Featured Retail & Leisure developments

Retail Parks
We own and manage 9 Retail Parks across the UK

Trafford Palazzo
The next generation of retail, leisure and dining

Media City
An international hub for technology, innovation and creativity

The UK’s foremost retail, leisure and commercial destination

Hulton Park
A new international sports destination and resort

Bridgewater Canal
Our historic canal stretches 65km (39 miles) from Runcorn to Leigh in the North West of England

RHS Bridgewater
One of our most significant legacy projects in partnership with the RHS

More information

For more information about MediaCity opportunities, please visit the MediaCity website.