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The Changing Skyline of Manchester

September 30, 2014 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

As the first industrialised city to a world leader in city regeneration, Manchester has always had an exciting and dramatically changing skyline. A walk down Deansgate today will look like a journey in a time machine – in one view there’s a Victorian office building, next to concrete ‘70’s architecture both rubbing shoulders with some... View Article

I’m still standing: Beetham Tower, ten years on

April 30, 2014 8:58 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Ten years ago, to the month, something strange and otherworldly began to rise from the rutted, potholed tarmac of a carpark at the lower end of Deansgate. Something so enormous that it has its foundations buried nine meters below the street. Foundations that needed to be secured on a complicated ‘raft’ of concrete laced with... View Article

11 Architectural Gems in Manchester City Centre

May 23, 2014 8:50 am Published by 2 Comments

As you may have recently read we are very proud of Manchester’s heritage here at huddled. Manchester expanded rapidly during the Industrial Revolution and with expansion comes new buildings. There was a ‘Keeping Up With The Jones’s’ type competition between the city’s industrialists and town planners as they tried to outdo each other by building... View Article