SJ8297 : Construction Work near the Irwell

taken 22 days ago, near to Rusholme, Manchester, Great Britain

Construction Work near the Irwell
Construction Work near the Irwell
More construction work taking place in Manchester City Centre.

The twin-arched railway bridge in the foreground was built by Manchester South Junction & Altrincham Railway Company in 1849 and links with the viaduct which takes trains to Deansgate and Piccadilly stations. It is a Grade II listed building (Historic England List Entry Number: 1254726 LinkExternal link Historic England).

Behind this bridge, the giant rust-coloured arch of the new Ordsall Chord (aka "Castlefield Curve") bridge can be seen, almost two years after it was lifted into place by cranes (SJ8297 : Old and New Bridges over the Irwell).
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 January, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 January, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Railways  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  City, Town centre  Construction, Development 
River (from Tags)
River Irwell 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 828 979 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6633N 2:15.6103W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 827 978
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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