The teams behind the Manchester Arena and Printworks are part of the group opposing a new concert venue in the city. Plans have been launched for a huge new indoor concert venue in Manchester - much to the dismay of rival businesses in the city. A 23, capacity arena is planned to be built next to Manchester City's Etihad Stadium, with plans officially submitted to Manchester City Council. Applicants OVG Manchester Ltd, which has links to American sports and entertainment company Oak View Group, says the area will help "grow the overall entertainment market within Manchester and attract a wider range of larger and more impressive live events to the city". But Manchester Arena, as well as the likes of entertainment venue Printworks and the owners of city restaurants Australasia and Grand Pacific, have come out against the plans.
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We spoke to bosses behind the project as well as the owners of Manchester Arena, who fiercely oppose it. Sign up for our What's On newsletter - for all the latest whether you're staying in or heading out and about. Mancunians have just a few more days to have their say on plans for a mammoth new music arena next to the Etihad Stadium. As the consultation period draws to a close on Monday, the project has already sparked fierce opposition from the owners of the existing Manchester Arena and a number of city centre businesses who fear it will drive events and visitors out of town. A report commissioned by OVG in response to such concerns claims there is market potential for an additional 2. But Manchester Arena operator ASM Global says the projections are 'wildly over optimistic' compared with its own more modest growth forecasts. Meanwhile, the group has also unveiled its own plans for a dramatic redesign of Manchester Arena, that would expand its capacity to 24, Mark Donnelly, who is overseeing the Eastlands arena project as chief operating officer at OVG International, said they aimed to deliver a 'world class' venue that would 'help re-establish Manchester on the international stage'. Those are the venues I think that everyone remembers and loves.
It would host music, sports and other entertainment events, and its developers, Oak View Group OVG , hope it could entice organisers to host the Brit awards outside London for the first time. A security strategy has been developed with Greater Manchester police, in light of the terror attack at Manchester Arena in May Manchester Arena is the biggest in the UK, with a capacity of 21,, closely followed by the O2 Arena in London, which can hold 20, It would place Manchester on the global entertainment map for decades to come. We will present our full analysis of the Manchester opportunity along with our plans and are committed to engaging in dialogue and scrutiny throughout the planning process to ensure a second arena is a win-win for the city. If successful, the venue would take three years to build and is projected to open in Construction on the site next to the Ashton Canal and bordering Alan Turing Way will create 3, jobs, with more than 1, people employed at the arena after it is built, according to OVG. Events at the arena are to be scheduled to avoid clashes with City matches at the Etihad in order to try to avoid issues with traffic and public transport.