DISCOVER Manchester

Adopted by Manchester in the 19th Century, the Manchester Bee symbolizes the industrious nature of the city and its people. The bee can be found on Manchester’s street furniture and within the mosaic floor in Manchester’s Town Hall.

Manchester Airport is the largest regional airport in the UK serving over 26 million passengers every year.

Manchester is home to the world’s longest running TV soap opera – Coronation Street. Starting on December 9th 1960, it has been on screens every week, ever since.

It was in 1904 that Charles Rolls and Henry Royce first met in Manchester’s city center Midland Hotel. Two years later the company Rolls-Royce Ltd was formed.

In 1888 the world’s first professional football league was set up at the Royal Hotel in Manchester. The city is home to two Premiership football teams including Manchester City and Manchester United.


Manchester FEATURES

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