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Great Northern - Leisure Destination

Great Northern - Leisure Destination
235 Deansgate
Manchester M3 4EN
United Kingdom
Phone: 0161 832 8136

The Grade 2* listed Great Northern Warehouse is now a lively leisure and shopping development with bustling bars, casino, cinema, gym, shops, cafes and restaurants and an elegant landscaped public square.

The Great Northern offers the ultimate in luxury leisure, entertainment and retail in Manchester city centre. Visit for more details on what is on offer.

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Five Minutes With

Reputation is everything when it comes to running a successful business, according to Sacha Lord-Marchionne and Sam Kandel, founders of the Warehouse Project (WHP), a series of club nights featuring DJs from all over the world, which was launched back in 2006.

After travelling the world in a corporate role, Mike Wheeler decided that he had had enough of living out of a suitcase and so got a job running a small family business.