SJ8297 : Saint George's Island

near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Saint George's Island
Saint George's Island
Two of the apartments in the St George’s Island development at Castlefield.

The St George Island apartments sit on a promontory of land close to where the Hulme Locks Junction Canal once formed an important connection between the Bridgewater Canal and the River Irwell / Manchester Ship Canal. The complex includes 5 apartment buildings set within almost two acres of land between the Railway Viaduct and the canal. A footbridge and a road bridge (Hulme Hall Road, from where this photograph was taken) provide access onto the site. LinkExternal link - Manchester History Net
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2012
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Canals  City, Town centre  Housing, Dwellings 
Canal (from Tags)
Bridgewater Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8257 9729 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.3230N 2:15.8433W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8258 9724
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Canal  Twenty First Century  Apartments  Apartment Blocks  Dandara  Urban Regeneration  Hulme Junction Canal  Castlefield  Manchester 

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