Welcome to City Centre Voice - the home of your current Labour team for Manchester city centre, covering Castlefield, Spinningfields, the Village, Chinatown and the Northern Quarter.

As a result of a recent review by the Government's Boundary Commission from May 2018 the City Centre ward will be split into two new wards: Deansgate and Piccadilly. This is to reflect the current and predicted growth of people living in the area.

The new Deansgate ward includes a large part of the current City Centre Ward plus a small part od the Cheetham Ward close to the Manchester Arena. It includes all of Castlefield, the are between Deansgate and coord Road Stations. all of Deansgate, Great Northern, Albert and St Peter's Squares plus Chinatown and the former BBC Site. 

The selected Labour candidates for the May 2018 local elections in Deansgate are: 

Cllr Joan Davies (Email:
William Jeavons (Email:
Marcus Johns (Email:

The new Piccadilly ward includes most of the area from Portland Street to Piccadilly Station, the Northern Quarter, Piccadilly Gardens, The Arndale Shopping Centre and the section now called NOMA round the Coop estate bordered by the railway line and Oldham Road. 

The selected Labour candidates for the May 2018 local elections in Piccadilly are: 

Adele Douglas (Email:
Jon-Connor Lyons (Email:
Sam Wheeler (Email:

If you want to know the ward you will be in from May 2018 you can find information here.

Your local councillors Joan DaviesKevin Peel and Beth Knowles are your elected local labour representatives until May 2018 and Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell continues to be your MP before and after the changes. 


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Councillors Joan Davies, Kevin Peel and Beth Knowles

Your Labour team for Manchester city centre

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