Having watched part 1 of the BBC2 documentary, Bradford-City of Dreams, I have recently experienced at first hand the desire of migrant communities to build a better life here in Bradford.
Andrew Idle Associates has just let some retail premises in the area to a couple of young businessmen who plan to establish a specialist grocery shop catering for the East European sector.
It is inspiring to see this entrepreneurial spirit flourishing in the City.
The new tenant as mentioned above is the first I have encountered who gained funding through the Government’s Funding for Lending Scheme. They had to go through a lot of hoops to obtain it, but their perseverance has paid off.