Manchester is a world class city in north-west England with excellent transport links including an international airport, the Manchester Ship Canal and easy access to the national motorway network. Manchester was initially settled by the Romans, growing slowly during the Middle Ages and then rapidly around the turn of the 19th century, thanks to the textile industry, making it the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. The city continues to be an industrial and commercial powerhouse. Manchester’s current strengths include Life Sciences, Manufacturing and Creative/Digital media. Several medical research institutes and Europe’s biggest cancer treatment are located in Manchester as are numerous innovative software development, augmented reality, digital health, e-commerce and gaming companies.
Famous people from Manchester:- Noel & Liam Gallagher (Oasis) and Emmeline Pankhurst – Suffragette/Women’s rights activist