Useful information

Whether you are a new or established business or a developer looking for potential sites, there are a number of organisations who can help you to find out more about the opportunities available in East Manchester.

New East Manchester

Free Property Search
New East Manchester offers a free property search facility for businesses looking for new premises or land in East Manchester. A dedicated member of the New East Manchester team can carry out a detailed search of the area for property that meets the client’s requirements and then facilitate property visits and contact with property agents where appropriate.

SME Support
New East Manchester has a unique programme of locally developed support for both existing and relocating businesses. NEM’s team of advisers act as the first point of contact to assist with access to the support available and facilitate reviewing your business needs, bringing in specialist support where necessary and providing information on the opportunities for your business in East Manchester.

Quarterly Business Network
The East Manchester Business Network takes place once a quarter and provides an opportunity for local business owners and managers to network with like minded peers from the area. The event is also a forum for organisations to inform local businesses of services and initiatives that are available for them to access.

For further details on New East Manchester’s business services please contact Mazur Iqbal on 0161 223 1155 or email


MIDAS is the Manchester city region's inward investment agency which works to promote Manchester as a leading European business location as well as a complementary proposition to the UK’s capital, London.

On-line information for business and the self employed is a national on-line service providing information on a range of issues including free advice for business and the self employed.

Blue Orchid

If you are thinking of starting a business then Blue Orchid can assist with a specialist team of start up business advisors with a proven successful history getting people started and helping them develop and grow their business models.

Business Finance Solutions

Business Finance Solutions provides loans to entrepreneurs whose businesses are located in Greater Manchester and Cheshire but are struggling to raise commercial loans from mainstream lenders. You can apply for any size of loan between £3,000 and £50,000.

Winning Pitch

Winning Pitch services focus on assisting individuals and companies to achieve profitable breakthroughs in revenue performance.  Delivering practical high impact solutions that are proven to create sustainable growth in sales and business development performance.

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Greater Manchester Chamber is the largest Chamber of Commerce in the UK with over 5,300 members, providing business support to companies of all shapes and sizes through a range of sector-based membership services and networking opportunities, specifically tailored to meet the needs of your business.


Key contacts:

Cormac Downey
Regeneration Ward Officer
East Manchester Neighbourhood Regeneration Team
+44 (0)161 234 1100

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New East Manchester Ltd
187 Grey Mare Lane
M11 3ND

New East Manchester Ltd is the urban regeneration company overseeing the renaissance of East Manchester. Find out more about our work.