The town of Salford is located in the City of Salford, Greater Manchester. One of the world’s first industrial towns, Salford was renowned for its significant cotton and silk spinning industries in the 19th century.
Despite the decline of these industries, the town has gone on to achieve some of the most effective redevelopments and regeneration programmes in the UK. Did you know that Salford also founded the first free public library in the World?
Constantly shifting and evolving, Salford is now a diverse and vibrant hub, particularly for creative and digital industries, and is the town to see for its many exciting cultural and economic changes in store.