Middlewood Plaza, Salford is located within 10 minutes walk of Manchester City Centre, and pedestrian access is through the large regenerated area known as Middlewood Locks. The site is also located within 4 minutes walk of the new amenity and leisure facilities being developed within the centre of Middlewood Locks.
Salford is located at the heart of the Greater Manchester conurbation, providing access to a large domestic market of almost 2.5 million people. The city sits at the hub of the transport network with the M602, M60, M61 and M62 motorways which are all within the city boundaries. There are also excellent rail and air links and the LRT Metrolink service supports Eccles and Salford Quays.
Already there is a strong business base, with over 7,000 businesses spanning the range of financial and professional services, manufacturing, engineering and service sector companies.
The city centre of Manchester is growing at a rate of circa 2,000 units per annum, and the periphery of the city centre is growing by an estimated 5,000 units per annum. There are three main regeneration corridors satisfying part of that need. The largest of those regeneration corridors is Middlewood. The Middlewood Regeneration corridor, and the surrounding areas, are undergoing rapid transformation, with 5,000 homes, new commercial premises and amenity zone (Middlewood Locks) being built around existing retail parks between 2015 and 2030.