Cotton and its mills once put Manchester on the world map. Now the creative industries show the city at its pioneering best. Progressive, forward thinking companies have been attracted to Castlefield by its purpose and style. The sense of belonging, of forming a creative hub is immediate. Shared goals and values underpin everything. Businesses have grown, adapted and expanded just like the area itself. The bars and restaurants are a place to meet, reflect and relax. They echo the life and energy that is the heartbeat of this city.