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Following extensive public consultations, in August 2012 M.A.G submitted an outline planning application for the development of a £100 million World Logistics Hub, in the southern part of Greater Manchester’s Airport City Enterprise Zone. The outline planning application was approved at the Planning and Highways Committee meeting of the local authority, Manchester City Council, held yesterday, 22nd November 2012.

M.A.G’s Airport City Director, John Atkins, said: “We already have significant international interest in the scheme and today’s planning approval is a big step forward towards starting to deliver new employment opportunities for local people.