08 November 17 Salford Quays (eventually) via Ancoats, the city centre and the Bridgewater Canal.
Sunny and dead calm.
Islington Wharf apartment block and the Ashton Canal, Ancoats.
The building on the right is a former lock keeper's cottage.
The Chips building (Will Alsop for Urban Splash, 2009) and the Ashton Canal.
Bascule bridge and the Chips building.
The Islington Wharf Mews apartment blocks and the former
lock keeper's cottage reflected in the Ashton Canal.
The next phase of the Islington Wharf Mews development has started.
This is an elaborately decorated peep-hole in the hoardings at the site.
Cotton Field Park and the cranes of the Weavers Quay development.
Cotton field Park marina.
The Cotton Field Wharf apartments.
The Warehaus development, Ancoats. Converting an early 20th century
warehouse into apartments, plus 7 new town houses and 20 new apartments.
The Shamrock pub, Bengal Street, Ancoats, and the crane
of yet another apartment block development. I've lost track
of which one, there are apartment blocks going up all over
the place around here at the moment.
Mural on a car park wall.
More apartments, this time the Angel Gardens
development near the city centre. Behind is the
Skyline Central apartment block.
Yet more apartments - Exchange Court, Salford.
The river Irwell in the city centre.
Manchester on the left, Salford on the right.
The Bridgewater Canal at Castlefield.
A wooden canal boat, the 'Lady Avon' (built 1960), the Merchants
Bridge and Victorian railway bridges at Castlefield.
Heading along the Bridgewater Canal, looking back towards Castlefield.
Two of the St. Georges Island apartment blocks,
reflected in the Bridgewater Canal.
The newly built but uninspiring Pomona Wharf apartment blocks.
A Waxi water taxi on the Manchester Ship Canal
(which doubles as the river Irwell at this point).
MediaCityUK at dusk.
And a short bonus slide show....