SD8913 : College and flats

taken 3 years ago, near to Rochdale, Great Britain

College and flats
College and flats


On the left is the Rochdale campus of Hopwood Hall College which was incorporated in 1992 and officially opened by HRH Queen Elizabeth II on 17 July 1992. The college operates from two campuses in Rochdale and Middleton. The Rochdale campus was formerly home to Rochdale College of Further Education, Rochdale College of Art and Rochdale Technology College, all of which merged when the college was incorporated.

In the background are some of the blocks of flats at College Bank. These tower blocks known locally as "The Seven Sisters" consist of four tower blocks 21 storeys high and three tower blocks 17 storeys high and provide 761 homes. They took two years to build between 1963 and 1965.
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SD8913, 519 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 22 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 April, 2017
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Educational sites 
Date (from Tags)
1992  1963  1965 
Person (from Tags)
Queen Elizabeth II 
Housing (from Tags)
High Rise Flats 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8943 1340 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:37.0222N 2:9.6755W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 8946 1339
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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