SJ8498 : Oldham Street from Spear Street

taken 10 months ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Oldham Street from Spear Street
Oldham Street from Spear Street
Looking across a fenced off car park on the site of the former art-deco United Building SJ8498 : United Building, Oldham Street, Manchester which was demolished after a fire in 2013 LinkExternal link In its latter years it was home to "Mr Ryan's World Famous 2nd Hand Shop". Originally it was home to the Dobbins fancy drapery shop. LinkExternal link Despite a local campaign to turn the site into a pocket park LinkExternal link it was allowed to become a temporary car park.

Since this photograph was taken, a mural in memory of those who lost their lives at Manchester Arena on May 22nd SJ8498 : 22 Bees for Manchester has been painted on the side of the building on the right.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Thursday, 5 October, 2017
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
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Car Park 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8459 9862 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0441N 2:14.0213W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8463 9858
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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