The Barton Swing Aqueduct is a moveable navigable aqueduct in Barton upon Irwell, Greater Manchester, England. It carries the Bridgewater Canal across the Manchester Ship Canal. The swinging action allows large vessels using the ship canal to pass underneath and smaller craft, both narrowboats and broad-beam barges to cross over the top.
Bury is known for its open-air Bury Market and the traditional local dish, black pudding. The Manchester Metrolink tram system has a terminus in the town. Bury-born Sir Robert Peel was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and founded the Metropolitan Police and Conservative Party.
Cathedral Gardens, Manchester Cathedral Gardens is an open space in Manchester city centre, in North West England. It is bounded by Victoria railway station to the north, Chetham's School of Music to the west, the perimeter of Manchester Cathedral and the Corn Exchange on Fennel Street to the south and Urbis to the east.
The Deansgate area (not to be mistaken with Deansgate Locks, a mile away) offers some of the trendiest bars in Manchester city centre. Located at the top end of Deansgate, the mile long road that runs through the city centre, it's surrounded by the designer department stores and popular shopping streets and is a stone's throw from the Manchester Arena and Royal Exchange Theatre.
Deansgate Locks Bars Manchester The converted arches on Whitworth Street West, at the bottom end of Deansgate house some of the most popular bars in the city centre. Not to be mistaken with the Deansgate area of Manchester (a mile walk away), 'The Locks', as they are better known locally, are famous for their trendy bars and clubs, all offering sun terrace drinking in the summer.
After Granada secured the contract for broadcasting to the North of England on weekdays, the company built a television studio complex while the BBC Manchester and ABC (originally Granada's weekend counterpart) respectively converted a former church/film studio and cinema in the city for television use.
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In response to these concerns, Claire Gannaway of Manchester Art Gallery stressed that this was not about censorship, but about "outdated and damaging stories this whole part of the gallery is still telling through the contextualising and interpretation of collection displays".
Meet the Makers, Discover the History, Experience Craft & Design Here at Manchester Craft & Design our aim is to make contemporary visual art, craft and design accessible for all. Our former Victorian fishmarket building is situated at the heart of Manchester’s creative Northern Quarter and houses some of the region’s most talented artists, designers and makers.
The Manchester United Museum & Stadium Tour offers a range of gift experiences for the United fan in your life. A standard Museum & Stadium Tour for Official Members is just £9 for Adults and £6 for Children, and for non-Official Members, prices are just £18 for Adults and £12 for Children.
The Northern Quarter (N4 or NQ) is an area of Manchester city centre, England, between Piccadilly station, Victoria station and Ancoats, centred on Oldham Street, just off Piccadilly Gardens. It was defined and named in the 1990s as part of the regeneration and gentrification of Manchester.
Old Trafford is a football stadium in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, and the home of Manchester United. With a capacity of 74,994, it is the largest club football stadium (and second largest overall after Wembley Stadium) in the United Kingdom, and the eleventh-largest in Europe.
Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, is a cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. It opened in 1857 as the home of Manchester Cricket Club and has been the home of Lancashire County Cricket Club since 1864.
Jurassic Kingdom comes to Philips Park Read More. Watch: Treetop Trek zipline course opens at Manchester's Heaton Park; A total of 30 different dinosaurs - including a T-Rex, Diplodocus, and Dilophosaurus - have been carefully recreated in stunning detail.
Piccadilly Gardens is a green space in Manchester city centre, England, between Market Street and the edge of the Northern Quarter. Piccadilly runs eastwards from the junction of Market Street with Mosley Street to the junction of London Road with Ducie Street; to the south are the gardens and paved areas.
Quarry Bank Mill is on the outskirts of Styal in Cheshire, abutting and to the south of Manchester Airport. The mill is on the bank of the River Bollin which provided water to power the waterwheels. It was connected by road to the Bridgewater Canal for transporting raw cotton from the port of Liverpool.
The Rochdale Canal is a navigable broad canal in Northern England, between Manchester and Sowerby Bridge, part of the connected system of the canals of Great Britain. Its name refers to the town of Rochdale, in Greater Manchester, through which it passes. The Rochdale is a broad canal because its locks are wide enough to allow vessels of 14 feet width.
Sackville Gardens, Turing memorial on the right, looking towards Canal Street Sackville Gardens in Manchester, England, is bounded by Manchester College's Shena Simon Campus on one side and Whitworth Street, Sackville Street and the Rochdale Canal and Canal Street on the others.
The Hidden Gem Church No list of Manchester’s hidden gems would be complete without THE Hidden Gem, as St Mary’s Catholic Church is better known. Founded in 1794, it is the oldest Catholic church in Manchester and was the first to be built after the Reformation.
The Lowry is a theatre and gallery complex situated on Pier 8 at Salford Quays, in Salford, Greater Manchester, England. It is named after the early 20th century painter L. S. Lowry, known for his paintings of industrial scenes in North West England. The complex was officially opened on 12 October 2000 by Queen Elizabeth II.
Urbis, a museum and exhibition centre intended to showcase inner-city life, opened on 27 June 2002 as a symbol of regeneration after the IRA's 1996 Manchester bombing. The project attracted £30 million funding from the Millennium Commission and £1 million from Manchester City Council towards the running costs.
The Wheel of Manchester was a transportable Ferris wheel installation at Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester, England. The wheel was originally a smaller installation based in Exchange Square, first assembled in 2004. The wheel's size was increased to 60 metres (197 ft) in 2007, and plans existed to increase this further.
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