'Exciting changes' at Manchester's Trafford Centre now under new management

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Manchester's Trafford Centre is now operating under new management, it has revealed.

And there is more "exciting" news on the way, the centre revealed on social media.

Parent company Intu Properties plc collapsed into administration earlier this year.

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The popular shopping destination, which draws 30 million visitors every year, was marketed for sale in the summer.

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Now the Trafford Centre has announced on Twitter: "As from today, intu Trafford Centre  will no longer be part of the intu family, however the centre will continue to run as normal under new management.

"Stay tuned here for all the latest news and exciting changes that will take place at The Trafford Centre."

It is not known who the new owners or operators are.

Intu Properties plc owned and operated 17 shopping centres across the UK including Lakeside, Merry Hill and MetroCentre, in addition to a shopping centre and development site in Spain.

Each of the shopping centres is owned individually by special purpose vehicles (“Propcos”) which are outside of any insolvency process.

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