Manchester: The True Second City

Gary Chaplin

I’m a Yorkshireman. For those that don’t understand the War of the Roses and the 600 years of subsequent ‘discussion’, it puts in to context the magnitude of what I am about to say. Manchester is kicking a*se.

I may be currently heading south away from Manchester at c120mph courtesy of Richard Branson, with my heart firmly rooted on the other (right) side of The Pennines, but my business and my head are very firmly placed in Manchester, so much so that I was on BBC Manchester on Monday night explaining WHY Manchester is firmly positioned as Britain’s second city.

Li Ka-Shing has noticed Manchester’s prominence, causing global headlines in the process. Even the most resolute London based columnists have picked up on Manchester’s strength ….and such people are far from the only ones that have picked up on Manchester’s increasing energy judging by the amount of corporate investment heading…

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