ITV World Cup fan park to open with beach at former Granada Studio site in Manchester

ITV Fever Pitch Fan Park Credit: ITV

The former car park at Granada's old HQ on Quay Street will be transformed into a fan park, as this artist's impression shows, complete with huge screens to watch matches. Fans can apply for games at the site from Saturday 17th May at

In addition to the beach soccer stadium, there will be The ‘Little Copacabana’ beach area, offering fans the chance to enjoy the atmosphere and relax before games. The High Tempo zone will offer visitors a chance to work up a sweat and demonstrate their own football skills.