SJ8398 : The Manchester Wheel, Corporation Street

near to Manchester, Great Britain

The Manchester Wheel, Corporation Street
The Manchester Wheel, Corporation Street
The Manchester Wheel, in Exchange Square. Behind the wheel is The Triangle Shopping Centre (formerly The Corn Exchange SJ8398 : The Triangle, Manchester), a Grade II listed building built in 1897.
Exchange Square, Manchester
Exchange Square is a public space which was created after the IRA’s 1996 Manchester bombing. Today the square is a major shopping area including a branch of Selfridges, New Cathedral Street, The Triangle shopping Centre and an entrance to the Manchester Arndale, the most-visited shopping centre in the United Kingdom.

The square is due to be served by Exchange Square Metrolink station on the Manchester Metrolink network. Construction on the new extension started in 2014 and the entire Second City Crossing scheme LinkExternal link should be operational by 2017.
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2011
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Date Taken
Saturday, 17 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 17 September, 2011
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8397 9863 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0484N 2:14.5820W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8399 9861
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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