Who owns MediaCityUK?

Who owns MediaCityUK?

Landsec has acquired a majority stake in Media City, the digital media tech hub in Salford, Greater Manchester. Media City was previously owned by a 50:50 JV between Legal & General and Peel L&P. Landsec will partner with Peel L&P who will retain a 25% stake and continue to serve as asset and development manager.

What companies are based at Media City?


  • Peel Media.
  • BBC.
  • ITV Studios.
  • ITV Granada.
  • NEP Connect.
  • University of Salford.
  • Warner Bros.

What is filmed in Media City Manchester?

Filming Location Matching “Media City UK, Salford, Greater Manchester, England, UK” (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

  • Still Open All Hours (2013–2019)
  • Citizen Khan (2012–2016)
  • Blank (III)
  • Christmas University Challenge (2011– )
  • Sins of the Father (III) (2021)
  • Sport Relief 2020 (2020 TV Special)
  • Shooting on the Rim (2015)

Can you visit Media City?

The Tours have been suspended since March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and a decision has been made not to re-open. We realise that this will be disappointing to anyone who has already enjoyed a visit with us or anyone who was hoping to attend a tour in the future.

Why is BBC news coming from Salford?

BBC One daytime programme Morning Live will now be broadcast from Salford all year round as part of a wider commitment to content produced in the North of England. The MediaCityUK base will also be the hub for the network’s Audio Business news.

Who owns Salford Quays?

Salford City Council owns some of the waterways in the Quays; the rest is owned either by Peel or private owners.

When did BBC move to Media City?

BBC Manchester transferred its base to MediaCityUK in 2011 which is located two miles west of New Broadcasting House in Salford Quays.

When did BBC move to MediaCity?

What shows are made at MediaCity?

MediaCity is also home to the biggest television studios in Europe and some of the nation’s favourite shows are made here, including Coronation Street, The Voice, Match of the Day and Blue Peter.

Can you walk around MediaCity?

MediaCity is easy to reach by bike or on foot using a network of direct, safe and attractive cycling and walking routes. Located along the Irwell River Park, many routes utilise the Manchester Ship Canal, the River Irwell and the Bridgewater Canal to provide safe traffic-free journeys to MediaCity.

What is filmed at BBC MediaCity?

The site is the home of BBC Children’s (CBeebies and CBBC) and BBC Sport, BBC Radio 5 Live and 6Music, as well as BBC Radio Manchester and the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. BBC Breakfast, Match of the Day, Blue Peter, Mastermind, North West Tonight are just some of the programmes which come from MediaCityUK.

Has the BBC moved to Manchester?

BBC One’s Morning Live moved to Manchester on Monday as part of the broadcaster’s drive to create more programmes outside London. The show relocated from the capital to a new 10th floor set on the site of the former Granada studios.