SD8502 : Hexagon Tower, Delaunays Road, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Cheetham Hill, Manchester, Great Britain

Hexagon Tower, Delaunays Road, Manchester
Hexagon Tower, Delaunays Road, Manchester
That Richard Seifert got everywhere. He and his partners designed this in 1971 for ICI as a research building. It stands quite aloof from, and is a startling sight amid, its prevalent bland, low-rise surroundings. The exterior modules are "arrow-shaped, linking together to leave hexagonal windows in deep reveals" (SD8502 : Detail of Hexagon Tower, Delaunays Road, Manchester). The benzene ring, foundation for all synthetic dyes, is hexagonal.
It is now in multiple occupancy.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 9 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8513 0285 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:31.3263N 2:13.5452W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8524 0290
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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