SJ8097 : The Lowry , Salford Quays

taken 9 years ago, near to Trafford Park, Trafford, Great Britain

The Lowry , Salford Quays
The Lowry , Salford Quays
The Lowry opened on 28th April 2000 and houses two main theatres and studio space for performing arts. A gallery shows the works of LS Lowry alongside contemporary exhibitions. The building was designed by Michael Wilford.

The b is triangular in shape, to fit with its site at the end of Pier 8 at salford Quays. In area it is the size of 5 football pitches. The building stands on 803 concrete piles sunk down into the bedrock; it was made from 48,000 tons of concrete, 2,466 tons of steel and 5,263 sq metres of glass.

The photograph was taken from the viewing gallery on the roof of the Imperial War Museum North.
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Date Taken
Friday, 18 July, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 February, 2009
Category
Arts centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 804 971 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.2160N 2:17.8040W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 802 970
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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