Digital Pictures Index

22 August 11    Along Oxford Road to the University areas and back.  Sunny.

Central House, Princess Street.  Manchester's only building in the Scottish Baronial style.
 Built in 1880 as a shipping warehouse for Galbraith and Co.  It's now part of the Atrium apartments complex.

Oxford Road station (W. R. Headley, Max Glendinning, 1960).   Grade II listed.

It's the thin end of the wedge!  Holiday Inn Express building.
Stephenson Bell Architects, 2010.

The Hulme Arch.  Chris Wilkinson Architects, 1997.

John Dalton West building, Manchester Metropolitan University.

The new Business School building, Manchester Metropolitan University.
Due to open in 2012.  Architects Feilden Clegg Bradley.

The new Business School building, Manchester Metropolitan University.
The roof of the John Dalton building in the foreground.

School of Chemical Engineering building, Manchester University.
Due to open late 2011.  Architects Halliday Meecham.

The Alan Turing building, Manchester University.   It houses the School of Mathematics,
the Photon Science Institute and the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics
(part of the School of Physics and Astronomy).  Architects Sheppard Robson, 2007.

The Stopford Building on left (Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences), H. S. Fairhurst & Son, 1972,
and the Micheal Smith building on the right (Faculty of Life Sciences).   Sheppard Robson, 2008.

The Catholic Church of The Holy Name of Jesus, Oxford Road.  
Built between 1869 and 1871 and designed by Joseph A. Hansom & Son. (who gave his name to the
Hansom Cab).  The tower, designed by Gilbert Scott (of red telephone box fame), was erected in 1928.

The Contact Theatre. Architect Alan Short and associates, 1999.

The former Grosvenor Picture Palace cinema.  Architect Percy Hothersall, 1913-15.
Now 'The Footage' pub.

'Love Will Win'

'Dance Til You Break'

A fungus themed mural.

The tower of the Refuge Assurance building.  The first phase of the building was
designed by Alfred Waterhouse and built 1891-1895.  This striking 217 foot (66m)
tower was added by his son Paul Waterhouse in 1910-1912.  Now the Palace Hotel.

The Hilton Tower (Beetham Tower) from Barbirolli Square.

Barbirolli Square.

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