SJ8097 : Centenary Walkway, Salford Quays

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Trafford Park, Trafford, Great Britain

Centenary Walkway, Salford Quays
Centenary Walkway, Salford Quays
Set into the walkway are 24 stainless steel plaques each one telling the history of Salford docks and the surrounding area, details of the men who dug the canal and the hardships they endured, the loss of life suffered by merchant seaman whilst local characters are also immortalised.

They were installed in 1994 to commemorate the 100 years of the opening of the Manchester Ship Canal by Queen Victoria and are the work of poet Su Andi and local people who contributed their own unique views.

The walkway starts near The Lowry and runs along the water's edge.

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SJ8097, 916 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre  People, Events  Canals  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8080 9711 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.2223N 2:17.4425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8090 9713
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Salford  Salford Quays  Docks  Centenary Walkway  Canals  Queen Victoria  Plaques 

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