Manchester City Council plans acquisition of Wythenshawe shopping center
Manchester City Council is making a strategic acquisition in the heart of Wythenshawe town center that consolidates its wider land ownership to explore options around investment and regeneration.
The town center is the commercial center of the area and a vital resource for local people to access shops, leisure facilities and other amenities. Due diligence will be undertaken over the coming weeks with a view to the council completing the acquisition before the end of the summer.
In recent months, the council has been working on a long-term future vision for the potential regeneration of the town center that includes new homes, employment and cultural space alongside investment into the public realm.
“We know how important the town centre is to local people in Wythenshawe as a lifeline to shops and amenities,” said Gavin White, executive member for housing and development at Manchester City Council. “We also know that residents have wanted to see more invest