Manchester's Corn Exchange to offer top dining options

A £15m investment is set to transform Manchester's Corn Exchange into a top dining destination, with plans to introduce a number of new restaurants to the iconic building.

The Corn Exchange, a Grade II listed building, was badly damaged in an IRA bomb in 1996 and reopened in 2000 as the Triangle shopping centre but has since struggled to recoup investment. 

Plans have been submitted by owners Aviva Investors to revitalise the city centre building with a dining concept aimed at attracting more visitors, particularly those going to the Phones4U Arena and the National Football Museum. A total of 12 new and independent restaurants are planned, with building refurbishment starting in early 2014 and expected to be completed at the end of the year. 

A decision on the proposals is expected in the next two months. 

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