What makes MediaCityUK so appealing?

BBC, ITV and Kellogg’s. What do these companies have in common? Apart from having impressive offices and being some of the planet’s most renowned brands, they also chose the same neighbourhood to provide employees with the best quality of life: MediaCityUK, in Salford. Featuring buildings as exclusive as X1 Michigan Towers, this community is grabbing the attention of investors worldwide.

It’s easy to understand why these top brands settled at MediaCityUK. The redeveloped area profoundly transformed how Mancunians live, have fun and do business. Known globally for being a revolutionary media and tech hub, MediaCityUK allows its residents to enjoy all the amenities a metropolis can offer with the calm and peace that only a united community can bring. According to TK Property Group, a specialist in UK residential property investments, the reason this affluent area attracts so many people goes beyond what can be seen. This is the opportunity to be part of history and witness Greater Manchester’s transformation into one of the world’s most innovative and creative cities. 

Where are you going today (within walking distance)?

Of course, the stunning flats and apartments of X1 Michigan Towers are enough reasons to live in Salford Quays or MediaCity. But there are so many things to do that you will always feel the need to go out and live the MediaCity way of life. First of all, you can have the chance to watch in person some of the BBC’s and ITV’s greatest shows. It’s not rare to see a movie being shot on the streets. 

Culture is everywhere. The outstanding Imperial War Museum North and the striking Lowry Theatre provide a myriad of world-class events and shows. The historic Ordsall Hall is just a couple of metres away, as well as Salford University.

You won’t want to leave, but just in case…

There is plenty to see and do at MediaCityUK itself, but if you want to explore other parts of Manchester, the neighbourhood is very well connected. For those longing for an active lifestyle, the area has an abundance of cycling and walking routes. Route 55 of the National Cycle Network (NCN) passes through the centre of MediaCityUK, connecting it to Salford, Chorlton and South Manchester. 

It is not necessary to compete with cars for space. There are dedicated cycling lanes for cyclists and walking routes for pedestrians along the Manchester Ship Canal, the River Irwell and the Bridgewater Canal.

Public transport is also available. MediaCityUK features a dedicated tram stop, and The Eccles and Trafford Park lines are just a few steps away from X1 Michigan Towers. Drivers also benefit from easy access to Junctions 2 and 3 on the M602. You’ll be in the Manchester City Centre in less than 15 minutes. 

Parking is not a problem. MediaCityUK has more than 6,000 parking spots and 650 bike spaces. In this highly sustainable community, electric and hybrid vehicles can also charge up at EV charging stations. 

X1 Michigan Towers, MediaCityUK’s newest launch

The cultural effervescence, the state-of-the-art facilities and the idyllic river views are enough to make MediaCityUK the most desirable neighbourhood in Manchester. But another thing is attracting investors to this impressive area: the luxurious yet affordable living provided by the properties being built. 

Take X1 Michigan Towers, for instance. It features four towers with extraordinary designs, enhancing the neighbourhood’s elegance. Alongside exclusive one, two and three-bedroom apartments, X1 Michigan Towers will boast lush green spaces, restaurants, cafes, retail outlets, a gym, cinemas and office spaces. The lucky residents will have outstanding views of MediaCityUK, Salford Quays and Manchester city centre. 

The location couldn’t be better. Once you leave the luxurious-furnished apartment, a massive variety of convenient options will be waiting. Sainsbury’s, The Dockyard, Prezzo, Grindsmith, Pret A Manger, Wagamama, Costa Coffee, Booths and Nando’s are never more than five minutes away. You can go from X1 Michigan Towers to the Manchester Arena or the Old Trafford Stadium in less than 20 minutes by tram. Planning a getaway? You can drive to Manchester Airport in less than 30 minutes. 

MediaCityUK will double in size

There are so many attractions in MediaCityUK that it is impossible to talk about everything there is to see and do. But the best part is yet to come. 

Besides the X1 Michigan Towers construction, the upmarket neighbourhood will add many more attractions and developments in the next couple of years, such as residential units, office spaces, retail and leisure venues, as well as a variety of new public areas. 

Thus, investors predict that land and real estate in the region will appreciate significantly. The desirable neighbourhood will become even more irresistible. 


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