Trafford Park Development Corporation
The Trafford Park Development Corporation was established in 1987 to develop land in Trafford and Salford. Its flagship developments included the Quay West office development at Wharfside, Trafford Park Village and Northbank Industrial Park. During its lifetime 8.3m sq.ft. of non-housing development and 461 housing units were built. Around 25,618 new jobs were created and some £1,560 million of private finance was leveraged in. About 497 acres (2.01 km2) of derelict land was reclaimed and 27 miles (43 km) of new road and footpaths put in place. The chairman was Bill Morgan and the chief executive was Mike Shields. It was dissolved in 1998.
- National Audit Office report dated 27 February 2002.
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