SJ8498 : Looking along Piccadilly, Manchester

taken 50 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Looking along Piccadilly, Manchester
Looking along Piccadilly, Manchester
Taken in April 1969, this photo taken from Portland Street shows Piccadilly looking westwards towards Market Street. Two blue and cream Leyland Titan buses each with Roe 65-seater bodywork, can be seen on the right of the photo. They were operated by Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Transport until it was merged into SELNEC Passenger Transport Executive on the 1st November 1969. A taxi can be seen on the left turning into Portland Street, whilst a few red Manchester City Transport vehicles are in the distance. Only part of Piccadilly is now open to traffic, the rest being pedestrianised.
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Date Taken
18 April 1969   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8442 9830 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.8712N 2:14.1741W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8444 9828
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Buses  Taxi  Leyland Titan  Leyland PD2 

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