The Oxford Road Corridor location is a one square mile knowledge quarter which reaches out south from Manchester city centre. It is accessible within an hour to three million people via public transport.

The area has three train stations: Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Deansgate, and the city’s international airport is just 10 miles away. It is served by one of the busiest bus routes in Europe, the city’s Metrolink system and over a million cycle journeys occur each year along Oxford Road since introducing Dutch-style cycle lanes in 2017. 

The Oxford Road Corridor is home to 42,000 residents, 7,100 businesses, and 81,000 students, including over 16,000 international students, adding to the distinctive and diverse character of the area.  Eighty-six thousand people work on the Corridor. Over two million visitors each year enjoy the wide range of cultural attractions.