Appendix 26A: Olympic Bid Publicity Budget

Breakdown of the £874,000 costs the Manchester Evening News claimed were spent on publicity

£177,957 General expenditure, including staffing costs, on developing Olympic schemes.
£428,346 Costs relating to stadium (including international design competition and tender documentation) which can be recovered when the project goes ahead.
£ 49,353 Cost of consultancy study on East Manchester regeneration, for which 100% funding was received from government in 1993/94.
£ 2,908 Capital spending on the Velodrome, funded by government Urban Programme.
£ 42,706 Council’s share of cost of demonstrating future development potential of Olympic Village.
£ 24,719 Cost, including tender appraisal, of achieving the £60 million 1st phase development of Victoria station.
£ 66,716 Deposit required from all bidding cities – since returned with interest.
£ 94,606 Total cost of promotional leaflet by Marketing Manchester (unconnected to the games) – shared between the Council, CMDC, PTA, Airport, Trafford Park DC, & others.
– £13,500 Credit surplus
£873,811 Total
Editorial Comment
No source was given for this information in the Appendix text but in the chapter it is referred to as being from a press release from Graham Stringer. This appendix relates to chapter 26.

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