Once considered to be in the shadow of London, Manchester has emerged from a period of rapid growth as strong competition for its southern counterpart. With its population set to double in the next 20 to 30 years and the requirement to deliver more than 200,000 homes, can Manchester be the first UK city to genuinely offer places and spaces for everyone?
Manchester’s growing reputation as a business destination is enticing major investors and occupiers out of the capital, alongside its pool of graduate talent and an opportunity to offer its workforce a better standard of living. But how will the city create inclusive communities and shared spaces enriched with culture and leisure? What has the impact of the wider struggles in the retail sector been and how is the City evolving its retail and leisure offer?
Find out the answers to these questions and more at EG’s Question Time Manchester.