SJ8398 : The Corn Exchange and Exchange Square

near to Manchester, Great Britain

The Corn Exchange and Exchange Square.
The Corn Exchange and Exchange Square.
Looking past The nineteenth century Corn Exchange into Exchange Square which has been turned into a "fan zone" for the duration of the 2012 Olympics.
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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2012
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 31 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 1 August, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8395 9868 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0753N 2:14.6002W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8391 9867
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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