CMDC

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  • Created on: 18-04-13 14:56
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  • Central Manchester Development Corporation (CMDC)
    • Began in 1980s-90s.
    • Partnership between local authorities and private developers
      • Development of 200 ha of land and buildings.
    • Area contained:- decaying warehouses, contaminated land and neglected wasteland.
    • Buildings refurbished
      • Village-like community created
        • 1,000 household units
        • Pubs
        • Bars
        • Restaurants
        • Shops
    • Became a popular entertainment-based area for young people.
      • Tourist attractions (2 million per year)
        • Granada studios

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