SJ8496 : Roscoe Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Roscoe Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester
Roscoe Building, Brunswick Street, Manchester
One of a group of buildings dating from a phase of the University of Manchester's expansion in 1957-67. Most are brick with copper cladding, but it is conspicuous in its use of white concrete, the favoured material of local firm, Cruickshank & Seward, 1964.
It houses the International Centre for Labour Studies, and is named after Henry Roscoe, a chemist "particularly noted for early work on vanadium and for photochemical studies".
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SJ8496, 191 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8472 9669 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.0035N 2:13.8981W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8474 9663
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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1950s-1970s Architecture 

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