Sky park video unveiled

Marketing Manchester today released this new fly-through animation of the planned Metrolink station for Manchester Central.

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The video clip shows a transformed area between the conference centre and the Hilton with new glass towers, which could contain offices, hotels and retail.

The enclosed tram station will link to a new walkway into the conference centre and could be operational by 2014, pending planning and funding.

Ian Simpson Architects produced the masterplan for the sky park.

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Key to the successful city development is celebrating the transportation interchanges and integrating them into stunning architecture – this proposal will transform and invigorate an area of manchester that has been a blind spot for many others. I cant wait for the funding to come through and work to begin.

By Brian Holden

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