"We are bored in the city, everybody is bored, there is no longer any temple to the sun... you'll never see the Haçienda. It doesn't exist. The Haçienda must be built."
Formulary for a New Urbanism - Ivan Chtcheglov
Emboldened by the spirit of punk and an excess of civic pride, Factory's founders, in particular Tony Wilson and Robert Gretton, believed in Manchester more than they believed in themselves.
"Some people make money, others make history."