Manchester City Council



Overview and Scrutiny District Centres Subgroup
Thursday, 31st October, 2019 5.00 pm

Venue: Council Antechamber. View directions

Contact: Rachel McKeon 

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 232 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 6 March 2019.


Identity, Branding and Marketing

To consider identity, branding and marketing in relation to District Centres.  To include a presentation from Marie Hodgson of Manchester Life on how Manchester Life has created a sense of place in Ancoats.


Place Management Pilots Reports - Chorlton and Gorton pdf icon PDF 291 KB

Report of the Strategic Director (Growth and Development)


This report provides an update on progress with the District Centres Pilot projects that are being progressed by the Institute of Place Management (IPM) at Manchester Metropolitan University, with the support of the Council. The Place Management Pilots are a key aspect of the work programme overseen by the District Centres Subgroup, and are considering new opportunities to engage local stakeholders and enhance the quality of Manchester neighbourhoods.


The report summarises the outcome of the Chorlton and Gorton Place Management Pilots (which have reached final report stage) and recommends next steps to conclude the project.

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Terms of Reference and Work Programme pdf icon PDF 114 KB

Report of the Governance and Scrutiny Support Unit


To review the terms of reference and work programme of the Subgroup.

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