Ancoats Dispensary – Good News! – The Ancoats Dispensary Trust has secured a £300,000 grant towards the restoration of the building. There has been a flurry of reports in the media. Here are three with photos…
Manchester city centre heritage pubs – Here are eight city centre pubs singled out by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) for their wonderful heritage. Are they the ones you would have chosen?
New footbridge over the River Irwell – Part of the Ordsall Chord project, the bridge takes you into Manchester’s railway past and provides a view of the Stephenson Bridge. It is almost complete but not yet open to the public. Photos and report HERE
Listing of Jodrell Bank is extended – Manchester University’s own space station has had another six of its amazing structures listed by Historic England. Photos and report HERE
Manchester’s six best churches – Click Here for the six best churches in the City of Manchester as selected by New Manchester Walks expert, Ed Glinert.
Edgar Wood’s First Church of Christ Scientist is one of them; and how different it is to all the others!
Manchester’s London Road Fire Station – latest
Good news for those following the progress of Manchester’s London Road Fire Station, a grade II listed building at risk. Planning permission has been approved for it to be refurbished and expanded for an hotel and spa, restaurants, bars, flats and offices.