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The Landing adds analogue testing at SPACE Media Labs

The Landing adds analogue testing at SPACE Media Labs

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 […]

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£50m refinancing deal for Peel

£50m refinancing deal for Peel

Peel’s property division, which is behind MediaCityUK, has secured a £50m refinancing deal with RBS. Peel Land and Property Group explained that the cash was part of a divisional restructure, to help it with the “strategic management” of its investment property portfolio. The division’s property interests are valued at around £2bn and include a major […]

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BBC Learning behind Footballers United

BBC Learning behind Footballers United

MediaCityUK-based BBC Learning is behind a new interactive drama, which forms part of the BBC’s World War One season. Its team worked with Somethin’ Else on Footballers United, which combines fictional and archived content to tell the story of social changes centred around the Heart of Midlothian football club between 1914 and 1919. It’s been written and directed […]

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Greenhouse base for new Justin Moorhouse production company

Greenhouse base for new Justin Moorhouse production company

Comedian Justin Moorhouse is setting up a new production company at The Greenhouse. He’s established Working Men’s Productions with writer Jim Poyser and marketing agency MC2. “There is a real appetite from broadcasters for content with a northern flavour. Jim and I have built up an impressive contacts book over the years which stands us in […]

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Harriet Harman talks about “creative devolution” at Nations & Regions Media Conference

Harriet Harman talks about “creative devolution” at Nations & Regions Media Conference

Harriet Harman has used her speech at the Nations & Regions Media Conference at MediaCityUK to talk about the need for “creative devolution.” Harman, who is the Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, and also the Shadow Deputy Prime Minister said that the UK needed to address the “disproportionate” concentration of media […]

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