Trafford City is one of the largest retail and leisure destinations in the UK, boasting the intu Trafford Centre, Chill Factore, Airkix, the Sealife and LEGOLAND Discovery Centres, and Aerial Extreme which together attract over 40 million visitors each year. It also includes Event City, the second largest events venue outside of London, and a range of high quality commercial and hotel space.
With significant infrastructure investment proposed, including a connection to the new Trafford Park Metrolink line from Manchester City Centre and an additional road link to Salford, Trafford City will continue to grow as a major business and visitor destination.
Intu Trafford Centre
Intu Trafford Centre is close to the Trafford Park industrial estate and is approximately five miles west of Manchester city centre. Boasting Europe's largetest food court and the UK's busiest cinema, Intu Trafford Centre attracts more than 28,500 per week. The site contains 12,500 car parking spaces and is adjacent to the M60 (Junctions 9 & 10), the site will also include it's own dedicated tram station as the Metrolink Phase 4 will create a direct tram link from Intu Trafford Centre to Manchester city centre via Pomona.
The proposed Trafford Waters development, sitting within Trafford City, will be a fully integrated urban neighbourhood bringing 3,000 new homes and 87,000 sqm of commercial space. The scale of this new development will make it a major destination to work, live and enjoy.