Events and online publishing company GovToday has ceased trading with the loss of all 22 jobs. GovToday’s directors have instructed insolvency practitioner Steven Wiseglass, of Inquesta, to place the business into liquidation. Last week re broke the news that the company had called in administrators. The company, based at MediaCityUK, was founded in 2008 by […]
Peter Salmon admitted he was “enormously proud” of his time leading the development of MediaCityUK after it was confirmed he would be taking a new post as director of BBC Studios. Currently the BBC’s director, England, Salmon oversaw the corporation’s set-up of its Northern base in Salford. His position will be taken by Helen Boaden, […]
A £20m expansion of MediaCityUK has begun that will increase capacity by over 100,000 sq ft.
The Peel Group has sold 50% of its stake in MediaCityUK to Legal & General Capital.
Super League and the Rugby Football League have relocated their commercial, marketing and media departments from Leeds to MediaCityUK.
Games publisher Playdemand has moved its operations from Bolton to The Landing at MediaCityUK. The company, which designs and develops social and mobile games, was founded in 2011 and is backed by former dabs.com owner David Atherton. CEO Noel Boland said The Landing’s “super-fast internet connections and advanced training capabilities” had been a factor in the decision. […]
MediaCityUK-based production company Shine North is producing a new online campaign for Jaguar starring Idris Elba. The videos will document Elba's 750-mile journey from London to Berlin in the new Jaguar XE.
The Landing, MediaCityUK’s digital enterprise hub, has added analogue testing facilities at its SPACE Interactive Media Labs following the installation of traditional copper connectivity to add to its existing dedicated fibre footprint. The SPACE Labs are some of the most sophisticated user-experience (UX) facilities in the UK. This install is in response to an increasing […]
Alice Webb, the chief operating officer of BBC England and a key figure behind the BBC's move to MediaCityUK, has been unveiled as the director of BBC Children's.
Salford Council has approved plans for more than 1,000 luxury apartments in the heart of MediaCityUK. Work on the £200m project, called X1 Media City, will start in February 2015. The total of 1,036 one, two, and three bedroom apartments will be spread over four towers. There’ll also be a private gym and cinema, and […]