SJ8399 : High Rise Construction at Greengate

taken 4 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

High Rise Construction at Greengate
High Rise Construction at Greengate
Greengate is the original historic core of Salford and sits within the easternmost part of the City of Salford. Comprising 13 hectares of strategically located land, it is bounded by the River Irwell, Victoria Bridge Street and Chapel Street, Blackfriars Road and Trinity Way, which forms part of the Manchester inner ring road.

In the mid-1800s some two thirds of the population of the city lived in the Greengate District but, by the 1930s, it was in a state of decay and declared a slum clearance area. More recently, the area was developed first for large scale industrial and manufacturing purposes and then, following the decline of these industries in the 1970s and 1980s, the area became occupied by a mixture of generally low grade employment uses and long stay surface car parking.

Following years of decline, the area has been designated for large scale development including a mixture of high rise residential and commercial buildings.

See LinkExternal link (Greengate Regeneration Strategy Adopted March 2014) for more information


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SJ8399, 239 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 January, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 February, 2016
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 836 990 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.2473N 2:14.8905W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 835 990
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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