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Home is on your high street

Whether you’re a visitor or local resident, you can find a wealth of great bargains, fresh, local produce, tasty treats, unique gifts and always a warm welcome home on Salford’s high streets. We’re encouraging everyone to visit your local high street, shop local, support local and enjoy local in Salford.

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Inspiration

We’re supporting our city’s local high streets and encouraging everyone to rediscover the warmth, variety, value and welcome that you can only find on your local high street. So why not step away from the online ordering and step out to see there’s so much to discover on your local high streets.

Whether it’s inspiration for that ideal gift, treating yourself, exploring a different part of the city or simply enjoying a meal out with friends, you can find everything you need at Salford’s high streets.

  • Enjoy a meal out and chose from a range of quality restaurants on one of our high streets
  • Find that perfect gift from variety of local stores
  • Try a cocktail or two in one of the popular local bars
  • Get a new style at one of the many hairdressers, salons and nail bars
  • Grab a coffee and a tasty treat at one of the many delis or coffee shops
  • Get the latest tech gadgets and toys
  • Try a new style from an independent clothes shop
  • Pick up some quality, fresh produce from a local trader

Calling local businesses

If you’re a business located on one of Salford high street areas we’d love to hear from you. We’ve secured Welcome Back Funding to support local high streets and we want to work with you to help attract locals and visitors back to high street to support businesses in the city and residents employment.

We’ll be rolling out our Home is on your high street campaign over the coming months, with a range of activity. There’ll be outdoor media, PR activity, social media campaigns, videos and some local event activation.

We’re looking for local businesses to get involved, be part of our ongoing campaign and help us showcase what our great high streets have to offer. Plus, we’d also love get your views on how best we can help your local area and support our high streets.

Interested?

If you’re a local business located on one of Salford’s high street areas and want to be part of our campaign, then please email us at info@visitsalford.info

 

Get involved

If you love your local high street then we’d love to hear from you. As part of our Home is on your high street campaign we want to share the stories from the people who love to shop local.

You can get involved on social media by using the hashtag #SalfordHighStreets and tell us why you find home on your local high street.

We’re also creating a film to highlight why our high streets are so special and if you’d like to feature in the film and share your story, then please get in touch. Email us at info@visitsalford.info

Plus look out for other ways you can ‘get in the frame’ coming soon…

With funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the Welcome Back Fund project, we’re promoting the city’s high streets to help encourage visits to these amazing city assets, increase spend in the city and support employment opportunities on the high streets.

This funding will be used to support the return to high streets safely and help build back better from the pandemic. It builds on the £50m Reopening High Street Safely Fund (RHSSF) allocated to councils in 2020 and forms part of wider support government is providing to communities and businesses, to protect jobs, support the most vulnerable and ensure no one is left behind as we continue to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic and begin to build back better.

Salford City Council is receiving funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the Reopening High Streets Safely (RHSS) fund to support the safe reopening of high streets and other commercial areas by helping to establish safe trading environments for businesses and customers.

ERDF   HM Government

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