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FROM OLD MILL TO THE END OF EMPIRE

08 Feb 2015

FOUNDRY LANE, NORTHERN QUARTER, MANCHESTER

Foundry Lane was mostly an empty street at 7.15 am. I walked past a pair of black Pierre Cardin boxer shorts on the way to taking this picture. They lay neatly on the pavement, next to a pizza box, as if someone had just stepped out of them. The red brick houses to the left of the picture are the Smithfield Gardens housing estate, built in the 1970s, and the first modern residential development in the Northern Quarter. There’s a […]

05 Feb 2015

CABLE STREET CAR PARK, MANCHESTER

Much of the land around the norther edge of Manchester city centre is now given over to car parks, offering cheap all day parking on rutted ground. Where once stood grand warehouses, factories and offices you can now leave your car idle. The backdrop to this place is the CIS tower and the new Co-op bank building, which is the centrepiece of this area’s revival. SEE MANCHESTER AT DAWN WITHOUT HAVING TO GET UP… £150.00 + p&p This is a […]

05 Feb 2015

BREAKFAST, SWAN STREET, MANCHESTER

The butty. A staple of breakfast diets. Swan Street was recently discovered to be aligned with the sun on the Winter Solstice. The Smithfield market used to spill across this road, and it’s now famous for Band On The Wall, a couple of pubs and the last remaining pet shop in the Northern Quarter. SEE MANCHESTER AT DAWN WITHOUT HAVING TO GET UP… £150.00 + p&p This is a special limited edition print from the Not Quite Light project and […]

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