SJ8498 : Arndale Tower, Market Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Arndale Tower, Market Street, Manchester
Arndale Tower, Market Street, Manchester
Quite a landmark in the city, though not perhaps a much-loved one, more a barely-tolerated one. Along with the rest of the shopping centre, by Wilson & Womersley, 1972-80. It is clad in yellow tiles. I have happily lost the ability to dislike buildings like this, but if it went it would be no great loss. skyscrapernews.com reports that it is "metres away from the epicentre of the 1996 IRA bomb attack on Manchester. The tower sustained blast damage including the loss of most of the windows."
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 12 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8404 9856 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0108N 2:14.5184W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8427 9876
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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