Manchester University unveils £1.5bn innovation district plan

MIPIM 2019: The University of Manchester today unveiled plans for its £1.5bn development, Innovation District Manchester.

The university will look for a joint venture partner to bring forward the ID Manchester redevelopment, which will see its 26-acre North Campus site developed into a science and technology hub.

Its plan is to deliver 3.5m sq ft of mixed-use space, including three acres of public realm. The scheme also includes the opportunity to repurpose the 650,000 sq ft Grade II listed Sackville Street Building.

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Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, president and vice-chancellor of the University