- On December 5, 2017
Manchester isn’t a capital city, but that doesn’t mean it’s not known all across the globe. In fact, it’s one of those places that people recognise as being a fantastic place to live even if they’ve never been there. Why? Well, you could say it’s because of historical events like the Industrial Revolution or the Suffragette Movement. However, there are also a lot of modern day snippets that the world gets of Manchester. With this in mind, here’s a look at three ways outsiders still get a great glimpse of Manchester.
Corrie burst on to people’s television screens all the way back in 1960. The characters may have changed and the set might have moved, but the soap is still wildly popular – and not just in the UK. Instead, it’s adored in countries around the world, such as America, Canada and New Zealand. Until recently, many fans even trekked from far and wide to visit the old set located in Manchester. Coronation Street shows no sign of slowing down and continues to show that programmes set in the city can appeal to millions.
Baseball has the New York Yankees. Basketball has the Los Angeles Lakers. Meanwhile, football has Manchester United. Ask anyone to name a soccer team and they are more than likely to say the Red Devils. United are famed for sporting dominance and due to this many people consider athleticism and sporting success to go hand-in-hand with life in Manchester.
Brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher might not see eye to eye these days, but their back catalogue – which includes chart-topping songs such as ‘Wonderwall’ and ‘Don’t Look Back In Anger’ – features some of the most respected tracks in western music. Luckily, Manchester is still home to a thriving music scene and it’s fair to say the world can expect even more bands to originate from the city in the future.
The real deal!
Manchester isn’t just marvellous from the outside. Instead, it’s a fabulous place for locals – what with everything from bars, restaurants, museums and music venues right on their doorstep. Flexispace’s self storage units are also a highly convenient addition to this already thriving city.