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Why Salford?

Salford is a dynamic commercial centre, currently home to more than 8,700 businesses which employ over 140,000 people.

The city is integral to the Greater Manchester economy, the economic powerhouse of the north west of England. Salford's economy has grown by more than 12% since 2004.

Salford's great location, supported by excellent transport connections to major cities across the UK and Europe, makes it an ideal base for all businesses. Year on year there has been an increasing number of inward investors locating to Salford within Salford Quays.

The city is home to a number of key employers. Key components of the local economy include a large public sector, a strong financial and professional services market and an expanding creative and digital new media sector, underpinned by an experienced manufacturing base.

Employers have access to a skilled talent pool to meet their business needs including a highly qualified graduate population from our very own University of Salford and Manchester's finest universities list.

Salford is not a city that stands still - ambitious regeneration and development programmes such as MediaCityUK continue to inspire investors and developers and ensure that the city is one of the UK's most ambitious, innovative and creative business destinations.