VU.CITY Manchester

VU.CITY has created the largest and most accurate interactive 3D digital model of Manchester. Covering 77 sq km – including every building, road, tree and public space – it is accurate to within 15 cm.

VU.CITY saves time and money for anyone involved in planning development and is directly leading to better decision making. It is already being used by local government, public bodies, architects, land owners, developers and property agents.

VU.CITY gives anyone involved in the development and planning industry in Manchester not only a new view of the city, but also a revolutionary tool that can transform the planning and communication process around proposed and new developments and infrastructure projects.

Plan, propose, visualise.

Add your existing, current and proposed developments, and overlay city and environmental data.

Data Layers.

Choose from a growing list of data to help make better decisions, including historic buildings, air pollution, housing prices, bedrock, conservation areas, flood risk areas, greenbelt, housing zones and more.

Who is it for?

  • Developers
  • Planners
  • Local authorities
  • Architects
  • Transport Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Contractors
Manchester 3d model

Features at your fingertips

Create and import a 3D planning model into VU.CITY Manchester

Create or import designs securely and analyse them in situ

View consented and proposed schemes and developments in VU.CITY Manchester

Add, search and explore existing and proposed developments

Provide AVR scope in Manchester using VU.CITY 3D planning model

Provide AVR scope to determine which views to assess

Walk around Manchester's digital twin at street level using VU.CITY

View the model by walking around at street level

Change and view sunlight paths for planning in VU.CITY Manchester

Change time of day to see the changing sunlight and shadows

Search Manchester's postcode, landmarksn and buildings in VU.CITY Manchester

Search by Place, Development, Postcode, Underground and Stations

Traffic and pedestrian data studies for city planning using VU.CITY Manchester

Pedestrian and traffic studies

Manchester ZTV Sone of Theoretical Visibility in VU.CITY 3D digital twin

Understand zone of theoretical visibility

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See all the tools in action

Understand the benefits of using VU.CITY for your business

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Unlimited support

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Reduce modelling costs

Speed up planning


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