SJ8397 : St Peter's Cross returned

taken 4 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

St Peter's Cross returned
St Peter's Cross returned
St Peter's Cross SJ8397 : St Peter's Cross was erected in St Peter's Square to commemorate St Peter's church which opened in 1788, but was demolished in 1907. The Portland stone cross by L C Howitt was removed in 2014 SJ8397 : St Peter's Cross and the site of the Cenotaph during the work of redeveloping the Square and creating new Metrolink platforms. Now cleaned and restored it has returned.
Construction of New Metrolink Stop at St Peter's Square

The Metrolink stop at St Peterís Square is to be completely rebuilt. The existing stop will be demolished in summer 2015 and a new one will be built closer to the new Cenotaph and Manchester Art Gallery at the end of the Square. This will also make room for improvements to public and pedestrian areas to complement Manchester City Councilís flagship redevelopment of the square. The new Metrolink stop will have two new island style platforms and two sets of track in each direction, allowing more services to run through it on the existing lines and the new Second City Crossing. It is expected that the new stop will open late in 2016.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2016
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Date (from Tags)
1788  1907 
Person (from Tags)
L C Howitt 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8392 9791 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6600N 2:14.6249W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8392 9792
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Tram Stop  Metrolink  Cross  Monument  Church (Site Of)  Portland Stone 

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