SJ8497 : Canal Street

taken 1 year ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

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Canal Street
Canal Street

The building on the left was built in 1882 for M Nairn & Co, carpet and linoleum manufacturers, as their offices and textile warehouse. The company had started their business in Kirkcady in the 1870s. By the 1880s they had warehouses in London, Glasgow and Paris as well as Manchester and Kirkcaldy.

It was bought for an undisclosed sum in 2015 LinkExternal link by Urban Splash. It is home to the Kiki nightclub LinkExternal link The nightclub had previously been called "Bar Queer" and was run by former Take That manager Nigel Martin Smith

The LGBT Foundation, formerly known as The Lesbian & Gay Foundation (The LGF), is also based within the 19,000 sq ft building which is fully let.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 6 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Date (from Tags)
Former (from Tags)
Carpet Mill  Linoleum Warehouse 
Person (from Tags)
Nigel Martin Smith 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8444 9791 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6610N 2:14.1548W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8446 9792
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Nightclub  Urban Splash  Lesbian and Gay Foundation  LGBT Community 

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