Salford is the fastest growing economy within Greater Manchester and is now home to 9,630 businesses employing 122,000 people. Although Salford still has a diverse business base covering all sectors, there has been particularly growth recently with new jobs in digital, media, creative, professional services with the development of MediaCityUK. Salford has also started to attract new distribution and logistics businesses with the Port Salford development underway in the western gateway area of the city.
Salford’s business community is predominately made up of SMEs which account for 99% of the business base. However a number of large firms have also made Salford its home including:
BBC, BUPA, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Gallagher Utilities, ITV, Lanes for Drains, Swinton Insurance, TalkTalk Group plus many more.
To find out more about businesses located in Salford, check out the Salford Business Directory or contact the Business Team for assistance.