SJ8497 : Faraday Tower, Sackville Street, Manchester

taken 7 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Faraday Tower, Sackville Street, Manchester
Faraday Tower, Sackville Street, Manchester
One of several bold post-war buildings for the former University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. Of concrete, by H.M. Fairhurst, 1967. It is joined by a bridge over Sackville Street to a lower block (right, SJ8497 : Maths and Social Science Building and Faraday Building, Sackville Street, Manchester).
It has traditionally housed Chemistry, but since UMIST's merger with the University of Manchester in 2004, its future seems uncertain. It is named after Michael Faraday, esteemed chemist and physicist best known for his work on electromagnetism.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 28 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Educational sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8453 9741 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.3915N 2:14.0720W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8451 9733
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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