Economic Impacts: 26,000, 23,000 more jobs than were lost when the Manchester Docks closed in 1982.
Multiplier effect-bars, restaurants moved to the area, contributing to the economy.
Better transport links including Metrolink line that connects Salford Quays to the Manchester city center.
The University of Salford has a brand new campus here for more than 1500 new students and staff.
Social Impact: Employment for local people means living standards for residents increase.
Better housing= less crime and social impacts. 3,500 people currently live in and around Salford Quays.
An area for culture with the Lowry Museum. Salford wants to become a 'Modern Global City' by 2025.
Environmental Impacts: The Quays have been cleaned up, the once polluted is now on area for water sports.
Trees, gardens and new walkaways have been built increasing the environmental quality of the area.