Interesting facts about Manchester
There is so much to say about the most loved city of the North in the UK. We've selected a few interesting facts below. First of all, Manchester is home to some of the countries best minds. Over twenty Nobel Prize winners have come from Manchester. This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise as Manchester houses over 100,000 students across 4 universities! Two of the most remarkable scientific discoveries made at Manchester Universities were the splitting of the atom and the creation of the first modern computer. Over the past few decades, the city of Manchester has heavily invested in its redevelopment. One landmark building is the Beetham Tower, which is the tallest building in the UK outside of London at a staggering 168 metres! With another £4.9 billion worth of construction to be done in the next 10 years, you can expect Manchester to keep on growing. Manchester also has fantastic transport connections with its Metrolink tramlines. There are over 50,000 daily journeys across the Greater Manchester region. So if you want to discover one of the surrounding towns hop on a tram! The city has grown from strength to strength. Manchester was the world’s first industrial city and today boats over 2,000 foreign owned firms. And finally Manchester is the city where Rolls met Royce, which went on to become one of Britain’s most successful car-manufacturing companies. Book your stay with us here at Manchester Inn (Willow Bank) when you plan a visit Manchester.
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