SJ8397 : Castlefield Congregational Church rear view

taken 6 years ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Castlefield Congregational Church rear view
Castlefield Congregational Church rear view
The building originally opened as a Congregational chapel in 1858, and was designed by the local architect Edward Walters. It is Grade II listed

For a time it was the offices of Artingstalls Auctioneers. The building was converted to a sound recording studio in the 1980s and owned by Pete Waterman. Rick Astley recorded "Never Gonna Give You Up" in the chapel. Waterman sold the building in 2006 to Bluetree Estates for conversion to offices. After a leasing deal fell through in 2010 the building was put up for sale again and remains unoccupied.

Front view: SJ8397 : Castlefield Congregational Church.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 4 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites  Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Congregational Church  Recording Studio  Auctioneers 
Place (from Tags)
Date (from Tags)
2006  1858 
Person (from Tags)
Rick Astley  Peter Waterman  Edward Walters 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8333 9751 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.4432N 2:15.1570W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8330 9752
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Other Tags
Landmark  Offices to Let  Bluetree Estates  Grade II Listed 

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