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1

What did Manchester use to rebrand?

Culture and sport.

2

Why was Manchester in decline?

1960’s-70 Inner city Manchester was in decline- derelict factories because of DE-INDUSTRIALISATION.
Factory workers were replaced by machines.
Industry moved abroad (cheaper workers)
Over the course of 20 years over 30,000 workers jobs were lost- negative multiplier effect.
COUNTER-URBANISATION- the wealthy moved to the suburbs.
ECONOMIC DECAY.

3

When did rebranding begin?

Regeneration began in the 1980s.
Trafford Park Development Corporation- (U.D.C- urban development corporation)
They set up an Enterprise Zone- Salfords Quays.
Rebranding- 1990s.

4

What sporting events did Manchester hold?

2002 hosted the Commonwealth Games.
1997 hosted the world table tennis championships.

5

What are some examples of redevelopments?

The Urbis centre.
The Printworks Leisure and Entertainment Centre
The Arndale Centre

6

How is Manchester now culturally significant?

Manchester known as where musicians came from. Large part of television industry- most of the BBC has moved from London to Manchester (Salford Quays).
The city became known as a nightclub area.

7

Who were the players involved?

The main player was the city of Manchester (the local council)
Trafford Park Development Corporation
Media City UK

8

What was a negative aspect to Manchester's rebranding?

The rebranding of Manchester created a property boom- but there was a debt crisis and a massive oversupply of houses, even to this day.