Digital Pictures Index

27 Sept 11   Around Manchester, mainly the University area.  Hot and sunny.

The Chinese Arch, Faulkner street, Chinatown.

The John Garside Building.  Anshen & Allen, 2006
Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, University of Manchester.

The Alan Turing Building.  Sheppard Robson, 2007.

The Alan Turing Building.  Houses the School of Mathematics,
the Photon Science Institute and the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics.

Sculpture by Michael Piper on the roof of the lecture theatre, part of the Schuster Building.
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Manchester.

On the back of a cleaner's truck.

Whitworth building.  Paul Waterhouse, c1902.

Visitor Centre, University of Manchester.  John McAslan and Partners, 2007.

Martin Harris Centre for Music & Drama, University of Manchester.

The Beyer Building in the Old Quadrangle, University of Manchester.  Alfred Waterhouse, c1902.

Andesite (ancient lava) boulder found 28ft below the surface near Oxford Road.
A glacial erratic, its origins were traced to Borrowdale in the Lake District.

Whitworth Hall, University of Manchester.  Paul Waterhouse, c1902

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 Hathersage Centre (Manchester Centre For Sexual Health).

Victoria Baths.  Designed by the City Surveyor T. de Courcy Meade and his assistant Arthur Davies, 1906.
Grade II* listed and on English Heritage's Buildings at Risk Register.
In September 2003, the Baths won the first series of BBC2's 'Restoration' programme.

Over one of the entrances, Victoria Baths.

Nick Everton House.  Makin Architecture, 2007.
Accommodation block for university students and key workers,
including nurses and junior doctors from the nearby hospitals.

Core Technology Facility, University of Manchester Innovation Centre (UMIC).

Core Technology Facility building.  Fairhurst Design Group, 2005.

The Aquatics Centre, Faulkner Brown, 1997.  Built for the Commonwealth Games.

On the roof of the Central Library.  The Library, along with the adjacent
Town Hall, is currently undergoing a major refurbishment.

The BMX stadium at the Velopark, National Cycling Centre, Clayton.

Entrance to the National Cycling Centre.

Inside the BMX stadium.

The reception area, National Cycling Centre.

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