About Us

St. John’s

Location: Manchester, UK
GIA: 25 acre / 101,171 sq m
Use: Mixed-use neighbourhood

Status: Ongoing
Architect: Various

St. John’s

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St. John’s is Manchester’s newest city centre neighbourhood. An ever-evolving world underpinned by Enterprise, Culture and Living. A community with its own distinct character and sense of place, St. John’s will be a unique way to live the Manchester experience.

The site was formerly the location of Granada TV Studios and the creation of St. John’s will re-establish and build on this heritage.

The St. John’s vision is based around three key pillars: enterprise, culture and living. These pillars make up the constituents of the neighbourhood and bring it to life.

Enterprise is the commercial heartbeat of St. John’s. It’s places to work, places to stay, places to eat, places to drink, places to shop; it’s everything, it’s ‘a city’. It will embody the principles of innovation, collaboration and evolution, becoming a landmark destination for Manchester and the UK, promoting the values of community to create its own unique identity.

The culture of St. John’s is focused upon innovation, the arts, entertainment and creativity. It will be a stage for exploration and enriching experiences – exhibitions, screenings, workshops, leisure and retail will provide inspiration and opportunity. Exciting, energising experiences will be carefully curated and played out in shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, breweries, bookshops, galleries and gyms.

Living is more than just a house, it’s being part of a neighbourhood, part of a community, a lifestyle, a location, choices, amenities, experiences; living is a unique place to call home. St. John’s is a new hive of Manchester activity that will raise its international profile and set it apart from its peer cities.