|The Printworks used to be a major headquarters for printing newspapers. It was damaged in the 1996 IRA bombings in Manchester. It was renovated at a cost of £15 million and covers 350000 square feet of floor space.|
It now has 36 cafes and bars, 16 restaurants and a cinema multiplex. Known as "the Filmworks" it has 20 screens including the giant IMAX screen. The IMAX is 26 metres high and 23 metres wide.