SJ8498 : Newton Street Police Museum

taken 6 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Newton Street Police Museum
Newton Street Police Museum
The former police station on Newton Street is now a museum.
Newton Street Police Station /Greater Manchester Police Museum

The Greater Manchester Police Museum is housed in the former Newton Street Police Station. This two-storey building dates from the mid to later nineteenth century; one of Manchesterís oldest police stations. It is a Grade II listed building (English Heritage Building ID: 454814 LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings).

The museum, funded by Greater Manchester Police, was set up in 1981. It maintains a collection of archive material and objects relating to the history of policing Manchester throughout the years. The building is original and many of the old cells and courtroom still exist. It is open to the public one day per week (for details see LinkExternal link Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives).

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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 October, 2015   (more nearby)
Friday, 9 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
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Police Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8466 9843 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.9418N 2:13.9575W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8468 9842
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