“Attempts at regeneration through “landmark” cultural buildings have in the past foundered, but there is every chance that canny Manchester will be successful in running its new Factory. Yet, in the end, a city’s commitment to culture is more to be welcomed as a way of building community, as a repository for shared memories and as a fund of personal enrichment, than as a replacement for cotton mills.” – The Guardian view on Manchester’s new cultural space: from one kind of factory to another | Editorial