SJ8498 : Manchester, Great Ancoats Street

taken 2 years ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Manchester, Great Ancoats Street
Manchester, Great Ancoats Street
Part of the inner ring road (A665). The large black glass-fronted building used to be the printing works for the northern editions of the Daily Express. It one of three buildings (the others were in London and Glasgow) commissioned in the 1930s for the Daily Express. The London building opened in 1931, followed by the Glasgow building in 1937 and the Manchester building in 1939. All three buildings are very similar in design, this one is a Grade II* listed building (Historic England List Entry Number: 1218285 LinkExternal link ).

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 January, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 January, 2020
Geographical Context
City, Town centre 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DC-G9 
Road (from Tags)
A665 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 847 986 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.0605N 2:13.9220W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 846 986
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Manchester City Centre  Northern Quarter  Inner Ring Road 

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