Digital Pictures Index
Manchester

31 January 15      I had to nip into town to get a few things and as the weather
was sunny I walked part of the way home as far as the Etihad Stadium.

Also see here.


Sign on the Abel Heywood bar in the Northern Quarter.
Abel Heywood (1810-1893) was a publisher, radical and mayor of Manchester.
The sign shows two pages from Abel Heywood's English Almanacks.


Pawnbroker's shop, Northern Quarter.


Mural, Northern Quarter.

Some murals around Stevenson Square, Northern Quarter....


"The Guardian of Ancoats", Great Ancoats Street,
by the acclaimed Brazilian street artist Mateus Bailon.

Yet more murals, this time at Cutting Room Square, Ancoats...


The worker bee was adopted as a motif for Manchester during the Industrial
Revolution and seven bees are included in the crest of the city's arms.
The bee denotes Manchester being a hive of activity.



Back street, Ancoats.


Cotton Field Park, Ancoats.


Etihad Stadium, south stand expansion works.


Supports for the roof beams, held in place with temporary straps.


One of the roof beams getting ready to be lifted.


Some roof beams in place.


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