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Living in Manchester
Manchester is a city of Greater Manchester in North West England. It lies within the United Kingdom’s second-most populous urban area, The local authority is Manchester City Council.
Manchester’s buildings display a variety of architectural styles, ranging from Victorian to contemporary architecture. The widespread use of red brick characterises the city. Just outside the immediate city centre is a large number of former cotton mills, some of which have been left virtually untouched since their closure while many have been redeveloped into apartment buildings and office space.
Manchester Town Hall, in Albert Square, was built in the Gothic revival style and is considered to be one of the most important Victorian buildings in England.
The Green Building, opposite Oxford Road station, is a pioneering eco-friendly housing project, while the recently completed One Angel Square, is one of the most sustainable large buildings in the world.
The city has 135 parks, gardens, and open spaces and six designated Local Nature Reserves.
Manchester has a thriving theatre, opera, music and dance scene, and is home to a number of large performance venues, including the Manchester Opera House.
Also The Manchester Arena, the city’s premier indoor multi-use venue. Public houses in the Canal Street area have had a gay clientele since at least 1940, and now form the centre of Manchester’s gay community. Since the opening of new bars and clubs, the area attracts 20,000 visitors each weekend and has hosted a popular festival, Manchester Pride, each August since 1991.
The city is well served by the rail network, and is at the centre of an extensive countywide railway network. Manchester became the first city in the UK to acquire a modern light rail tram system when the Manchester Metro link opened in 1992. The city has one of the most extensive bus networks outside London with over 50 bus companies operating in the Greater Manchester region radiating from the city. Manchester, Northern England and North Wales are served by Manchester Airport. The airport is the third busiest in the United Kingdom and the largest outside the London region.
There are three universities in the City of Manchester.The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University and Royal Northern College of Music. One of Manchester’s most notable secondary schools is the Manchester Grammar School. Manchester is well known for being a city of sport. The city has two Premier League football clubs – Manchester United and Manchester City. Manchester is well known for being a city of sport. First class sporting facilities were built for the 2002 Commonwealth Games, including the City of Manchester Stadium.
We have an excellent local knowledge of the Manchester area
Our Vans hold: – 750 cubic feet
That is about 40 medium boxes, 3 + 2 seater sofa, Armchair, TV, Sideboard, Bookcase, Dining Table and Chairs, Coffee Table, Desk, Fridge Freezer, Washing Machine, Dryer, Double Bed, Single Bed, 2 Chest of Drawers, 2 Bedside Units