Manchester, famous for being the world's first Industrial City, first purpose built railway, the first computer, the first municipal owned airport, the first professional football league.
Manchester was the place where Mr. Rolls met Mr. Royce, Charles Halle formed his world renowned orchestra, Ernest Rutherford split the atom and Coronation Street first came to our television screens. It boasts 25 Nobel Prize winners,the Pankhursts and Oasis as former residents, to name but a few.
The City’s iconic buildings, universities, museums, theatres, sporting facilities are a major part of city life; it is a great place to live, work and play. The City uses the term Original Modern to explain the essence of Manchester and what it gives to the world.
What makes Manchester so special is simply it's people. Throughout the history of the City people from all corners of the world, have made their way here, bringing their own skills and culture, weaving a rich tapestry of a City together.
The people are friendly, caring and aspirational and the City is a place where individuals, communities, organisations, businesses and decision makers work together for progress and change.