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Supremo creates an interactive map of innovation in Greater Manchester

Web-design agency Supremo, have created an interactive map celebrating 50 of Greater Manchester’s finest innovations throughout history up to the present day.

It displays the dates and locations of key scientific, industrial and cultural landmarks in and around Manchester. World records, inventions, feats of engineering – and bold steps towards social progress are all mapped out. 

Did you know that it was a Mancunian who made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic? Or that Salford is home to the nation’s first free public park? Or that Manchester was the first inner city to use passenger locomotives driven by steam?

Use the timeline feature to view innovations by date or browse by area with the interactive pins. If you’re exploring Manchester’s innovations on the go don’t worry as the site works great on mobile.

Take a look at the map here: 

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