Smart Places

We will continue to embed modern digital infrastructure throughout the borough. We will create digital systems to enable automation and introduce data sensing processes to help meet climate action and other targets.

Why are we doing this?

Key outcomes include:

  • Embed modern digital infrastructure throughout the Borough.
  • Scalable digital systems created to enable automation and data sensing processes across the Borough 

      How might we do this?

      • Capitalising on Greater Manchester strategic partnerships
      • Building the technology foundations on which smart city services can be delivered.
      • Developing digital technology partnerships

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            What impact have we already made?

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