Stretching out south from St Peter’s Square in the city centre, the Oxford Road Corridor is Manchester’s innovation district and is a destination with a unique concentration of knowledge, business and cultural assets.

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Jul 2021 Un-Convention

The 106th edition of Un-Convention will take place at the 02 Ritz, right here on the Oxford Road Corridor this July, focusing on the lessons learnt from a difficult year for the music industry.

Photo of Producer, pianist, bandleader Alfa Mist
Live Music

Manchester is undeniably one of the UK hotspots for live music. With many of its most iconic venues based on the Oxford Road Corridor.

External shot of The Whitworth Art Gallery. One of the many Galleries & Museums on Oxford Road Corridor
Galleries & Museums

Some of the best Galleries & Museums in Manchester are here on Oxford Road Corridor. Explore a diverse programme for all cultural enthusiasts.

Flowers in bloom at All Saints Park
Green Spaces

Oxford Road Corridor has a number of historic parks and contemporary green spaces to enjoy.

Our Vision

“ By 2025, Oxford Road Corridor will be Manchester’s cosmopolitan hub and world-class innovation district, where talented people from the city and across the world learn, create, work, socialise, live and do business; contributing to the economic and social dynamism of one of Europe’s leading cities.”

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June 2021 Corridor of Light – Call out for proposals for commissioned work

We want to hear from Greater Manchester-based performers, visual artists, architects, musicians, scientists, inventors, writers, creatives, thinkers, designers and digital makers and anyone who can deliver an outstanding creative idea to support this first Corridor of Light.

June 2021 Preferred partner for £1.5 billion new global-leading ID Manchester announced by The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester announced Bruntwood SciTech, the UK’s leading property provider dedicated to the growth of the science and technology sector, as its preferred bidder to deliver the £1.5 billion ID Manchester development.

May 2021 Oxford Road Corridor announce Corridor of Light

Oxford Road Corridor is pleased to announce the first-ever Corridor of Light, a celebration of language through light, music and ideas.

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