In among the raft of modern businesses, philosophies, and modes of presentation, lies a wealth of small and medium-sized enterprises that hark back to the hands-on, manual history of the Baltic Triangle. A slew of mechanics, electricians, repair workshops, metal beaters and other independent companies and traders comprise the old school commercial backbone of the Baltic Triangle. It keeps the Baltic Triangle grounded in its roots.
The wealth of venues, attractions and innovations are what makes the Baltic Triangle not just the toast of Liverpool, but the talk of the UK. It is attracting the cream of the world’s talent, entrepreneurs, and ideas at a constant rate.
The Baltic Triangle is home to some incredible venues and events that are recognised the world over. Camp and Furnace, Baltic Creative, Elevator Studios, Constellations and Baltic Social effortlessly combine leisure and commerce. The events they attract are evidence of the area’s power and potential. Liverpool Sound City, the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia and Threshold Festival are just a smattering of the various happenings that take place in the Baltic Triangle and pull in visitors and media from across the globe.
Binary Festival, an annual two-day event for digital businesses to throw open their doors to the public, is a vital educational tool for the city’s people to get a closer look at the inner workings of the Baltic Triangle’s incredible revolution. The rise of vTime, whose headquarters are in the Baltic Triangle, is one of the areas great, digital success stories, and again in keeping with very tenets of the regenerated zone, maintains a link to the Liverpool’s past. vTime formed from the ashes of Liverpool’s own Psygnosis; the revolutionary video game and publisher responsible for some of the most memorable and enduring video games ever created.
But what’s next for the Baltic Triangle? Can they improve upon the beautiful oasis they have created? If you’ve been paying attention, you will already know the answer to that question.
Plans and schemes are already in place to take things further than ever thought possible. Liverpool and the Baltic Triangle are looking forward to the next decade to increase in capacity and scope, with an emphasis on the nurturing of more commercial power and a spike in residential properties.