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A city of opportunity

Welcome to Salford, a prime business destination located at the heart of Greater Manchester in the north west of England.

Over 9,000 businesses employing 120,500 people are already located here. And of course Salford is home to one of the UK's most exciting developments: MediaCityUK, home of the BBC, ITV and numerous independent creative, digital and media businesses.

Salford not only has this growing creative, digital and new media sector, it has a strong financial and professional sector as well as a steady manufacturing base. 


Salford continues its transformation with key developments including the AJ Bell Stadium, which means Salford is also set to become a sporting destination of distinction.

Don't just take our word for it, let Salford businesses tell you what it's really like doing business in this dynamic city. Search through this website to find out more about Salford's thriving economy, and find out what business support is available to help your business thrive and prosper.



If you've been affected by the collapse of Carillion, the following websites have been set up to offer information and guidance:

What the government is doing following Carillion's collapse

HMRC support for business

CITB support for apprentices

UK Finance support for business and personal banking customers

Multi-million package of support for lending to small businesses and workers affected by Carillion liquidation

If you are a Salford based contractor affected by the collapse of Carillion please contact the business team who will treat any information you supply in strict confidence.



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