Manchester’s Industrial Architecture

Manchester has a strong industrial history and is generally recognised to be the first modern, industrial city.  Many of its buildings have been renovated in recent years, but they still show off their industrial heritage, with their red brick and terracotta exteriors.

Shades of brown abound on a typical wet Mancunian day, but step out  for a walk on a sunny evening and it is all bronzes, golds and oranges.

Abode Hotel
Grade II listed former Victorian cotton merchant’s warehouse completed in 1898 and now a hotelAbode Hotel

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Brown has never looked so beautiful.

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Linked to Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Brown and Mosaic Monday.

12 thoughts on “Manchester’s Industrial Architecture

    1. Oh yes, you may find some very interesting things, it has quite a history,especially in cotton, railways and canals. I’ll be featuring more on those last two over the next few weeks. Do visit when you can, it’s a fun and welcoming place. More than happy to help if you do manage to visit some time.

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