Why to work in Manchester?

The big question on the minds of many working holiday makers is ‘why to work in Manchester’. Well, Manchester has much to offer not just as a business hub but also as a family holiday destination. With its vibrant and cosmopolitan culture, Manchester has much to offer families on a family vacation. You can start by looking at what the city offers. There are many things to do whether you like to shop or have a good time while walking around and exploring the city.


Manchester is located on the River Irwell, which means that you can enjoy walking or cycling around the banks of the river and finding the perfect place to relax after a hard day’s work. If you prefer to cycle, you will find routes and paths for this in Manchester. Walking tours are also available to explore the city and discover the hidden secrets that are hidden within its streets. You can even find great information and guides about the history of the city, which dates back to the 13th century. There are also museums in Manchester which provide you with information about the city and its people.

One of the best parts of working in Manchester is that you get the benefit of living within the city centre. Living in the centre means that you are only a step away from everything that Manchester has to offer and you can walk to anywhere you want to go. There is an abundance of cafes, restaurants, bars and nightlife to keep you entertained and occupied. You can walk to anywhere and find an amazing shopping experience. You can easily buy anything from second hand goods to designer labels.

Many working holiday makers like to stay in one of the many top quality hotels such as The Park Hotel, The St. Clair Hotel or the Holiday Inn Express. These hotels are centrally located within the city centre and provide excellent facilities for you when you want to get away from it all and soak up some sun rays. In addition to having wonderful rooms, you will find that the staff are very helpful and friendly. Most of the hotels have free parking at the base of the building and you can usually find an area within walking distance to all the attractions.

If you want to shop, then you should head into the city centre and take the high-street stores such as the Asda, Argos and Tesco’s on Harborough Street. For a more family-friendly option, head to the Convent on High Street. The Victoria and Albert Waterfront are also a good place to visit with its fantastic exhibitions. You should try to avoid the busy city centre during peak shopping times as you will find it difficult to find anything to buy. Of course, if you can wait then you will be able to buy something and enjoy the fresh air.

Of course with the city centre so close to your working space, you will find that the commute is not very pleasant. The city centre has a transport system which connects it to the rest of the country. However you should consider hiring a minicab or taxi to make your trip easier. There are many companies who will offer a minicab service around the city. They generally charge for the number of passengers but you can usually save money by hiring the service.

By choosing to stay in Manchester for work, you will find it easier to get an affordable monthly rate. It is likely to be cheaper than staying in a hotel because you are not likely to be sharing rooms with other workers. When you arrive, there is no need to book a hotel as you will find plenty of self-catering apartments and hotels around the city. Most companies offer flexible terms and it is important to ask before signing a contract as to whether they will give reduced rates if you stay a certain number of months.

As Manchester has the fifth largest economy in the world, it is possible to find cheap flights and accommodation for your holiday. With so much to see and do while you are working in Manchester, why not consider what you could achieve if you decide to stay? You will never regret a decision to work in Manchester and once you start saving money on your living costs, you can enjoy yourself even more!