SD8913 : Blue plaque: Kenion St Music Building

taken 3 years ago, near to Rochdale, Great Britain

Blue plaque: Kenion St Music Building
Blue plaque: Kenion St Music Building
A blue plaque on Kenion Street SD8913 : Kenion Street records the history of the building:

KENION ST
MUSIC BUILDING

CARGO STUDIOS First Floor 1977 to 1984
TRACTOR MUSIC Ground Floor 1977 to 1983
SUITE 16 STUDIOS Both Floors 1984 to 2001

From 1977 onwards this building saw an endless stream
of bands from Manchester, Liverpool and from all over
the British Isles, pass through its doorways as it
became the place for groups to record, and
to buy and hire their equipment.

Joy Division recorded here from 1978 onwards
and had their bass equipment custom built
on the ground floor.

The plaque was unveiled on 23rd September 2009.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 22 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 31 March, 2017
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Date (from Tags)
1977  1984  2001 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8992 1320 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.9149N 2:9.2307W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8992 1320
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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