Escape Velocity

Escape Velocity: Growing Salford’s Digital and Creative Economy makes the case for continued Government and private sector investment in Salford’s digital and creative industries to safeguard and grow the already impressive cluster that has built up around MediaCityUK. The report makes a series of recommendations for Government, The Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the City of Salford to ensure that the city’s creative cluster continues to thrive and expand as regional centre of excellence. The report also highlights Salford as a leading example of the value of cities and regions specialising in areas where they have a competitive advantage – investing in, and supporting those sectors where they can reasonably hope to compete with London and internationally.

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