ITV are due to relocate part of the popular soap opera Coronation Street to Media City UK.
Soap opera Coronation Street will be partially relocated to offices in Media City UK as part of ITV’s drive to combine much of its output in one commercial property.
Coronation Street staff will join other ITV employees in taking up residency in their new offices in Salford Quays when the site is due to open in 2012, after agreeing a deal with Peel Media.
The move will see the majority of ITV’s media output move into Media City UK, close to the new BBC site and next to the Imperial War Museum. (more…)
With the Salford Quays development, mediacity:uk, the first phase only one year away from full completion, it would be apt to see what this new development wil offer the UK.
mediacity:uk is a 200-acre property development in Salford, that will heavily focus on the media industry, touting itself as a ‘true community atmosphere’. It aims to become a thriving city within a city, which will be just as much about living as it is working.
Developed and managed by a partnership of Central Salford Urban Regeneration Company, Peel Holdings and Salford City Council, it will house 700,000 sq ft of offices, 250,000 sq ft of HD studios including the largest one in Europe, public park and events space, 378 apartments, a 218 bed Holiday Inn, a Booths supermarket and a 2,200 space car park.