which highlights the legacy of the Commonwealth Games for Manchester
residents is touring venues across the City.
The 'This is
Manchester Exhibition Roadshow' sets out to promote the lasting
benefit to the City of new venues such as the Aquatics Centre, the
National Squash Centre and the City of Manchester Stadium.
will also be used as a method of providing residents and visitors
with information about key sporting and non-sporting events during
can be seen in the following venues:
12th - 14th & 19th - 21st July
Victoria Train Station
22nd July - 4th August
Central Reference Library
23rd July - 4th August
The Leader of
Manchester City Council, Councillor Richard Leese said: "The Commonwealth
Games will have a lasting legacy for ordinary people in Manchester.
Quite apart from providing access to new, world class sporting venues,
the Games have helped to bring over £600 million of public and private
investment to the City and will generate the equivalent of 6,100
full-time jobs. This exhibition is one way of making residents aware
of how much of a difference the Games will make to them in the long
and short term."