MiddlesbroughWith a population of 142,000 people Middlesbrough is the urban hotspot of the Tees Valley. The iconic Transporter Bridge represents a proud industrial heritage while the top ranking Teesside University and creative cluster of DigitalCity demonstrate a vision for the future.

Temenos is Middlesbrough's striking public art sculpture by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond, the award winning team behind London 2012's Orbit Tower. It complements mima - the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, while Middlesbrough College, at the striking new dockside, is designed to reflect the ship building history of the area. (Photo by Kirstie Handley)

Visit the Middlesbrough Council website at www.middlesbrough.gov.uk