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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Sep 2021 Manchester Psych Festival

Manchester Psych Fest is an all-day celebration of psychedelic music and art, returning to the Oxford Road Corridor in September, following the postponement of 2020’s event.

May 2021 Henge

Manchester and festival circuit favourites Henge beam down to Homeground this summer with a sound that will make audiences love and dance again.

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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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.

May 2021 Rowena Burns steps down from Manchester Science Partnerships and the Oxford Road Corridor Board

“For many years Rowena has been a driving force in the Oxford Road Corridor partnership – successfully leading innovative large-scale capital developments and cutting-edge initiatives. And whilst she will no longer be on the Board, in her role as Chair of Health Innovation Manchester, the partnership will continue to have a close working relationship with […]

December 2020 Redevelopments underway for Manchester Science Park’s Base

“This investment is a strong statement of confidence in Manchester’s ever-growing tech and innovation sector which will contribute to the city’s economic recovery and future success.” Sir Richard Leese, Leader of Manchester City Council Another step forward has been made for the Innovation District as Base at Manchester Science Park will see a £21m, 91,000 […]

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