SJ8990 : Entrance to Merseyway

near to Stockport, Great Britain

Entrance to Merseyway
Entrance to Merseyway
The entrance to the Merseyway Shopping Centre from Mersey Square. The brick plinth, flanked by pedestrian signposts and flowertubs, carries a marble-esque plaque SJ8990 : The Queen was here commemorating the visit of Her Majesty the Queen in 22nd March 1991.
Merseyway Shopping Centre

Merseyway Shopping Centre opened in 1965 but was extensively refurbished in 1995. It consists mainly of a large pedestrianised street, where at one point there are two levels of walkways for shoppers, and there is access to both the first and ground floor of many shops. There is a small area of covered mall at the western edge of the centre, constructed in 1995.

It is built on giant stilts above the River Mersey and the river runs for the entire length of the centre. The river was first covered over in the late 1930s and a road built over the top.
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2012
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 November, 2012   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 27 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Shop (from Tags)
Argos  Card Factory 
Person (from Tags)
Queen Elizabeth II 
Date (from Tags)
1991 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8928 9034 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.5857N 2:9.7637W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8926 9034
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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