SJ8398 : Albert Bridge House, Bridge Street, Manchester (2)

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Albert Bridge House, Bridge Street, Manchester (2)
Albert Bridge House, Bridge Street, Manchester (2)
"One of the first and best big post-war buildings in the city", was Pevsner's verdict. Built in 1958-59 as tax offices to the designs of E.H. Banks of the Ministry of Works. Eighteen storeys clad in Portland stone. On the right is one of the three much smaller blocks in the complex. See also SJ8398 : Albert Bridge House, Bridge Street, Manchester (1).
It is currently occupied by the Department for Work and Pensions.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces  Health and social services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8344 9835 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8964N 2:15.0603W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8351 9830
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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1950s-1970s Architecture 

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