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St Stephen's

St Stephen’s RC

Droylsden’s Delights This week we find Steve temporarily diverted from a bicycling quest to purchase cullinary containers, after spying a humble local marvel…   One fine sunny Monday morning I set out cycling to Ashton-under-Lyne to buy an enamel pie

St Stephen's

St Stephen’s RC

Droylsden’s Delights This week we find Steve temporarily diverted from a bicycling quest to purchase cullinary containers, after spying a humble local marvel…   One fine sunny Monday morning I set out cycling to Ashton-under-Lyne to buy an enamel pie

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EVENT: Sacred Suburbs (Seminar and Bus Tour) 11/04/15

Ever had a little faith? Sacred Suburbs is a one-day event celebrating and debating the architecture of Manchester’s post-war places of worship (1945-1975). Along with new estates and inner city high-rise developments, the post-war period witnessed an unprecedented increase in

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EVENT: Sacred Suburbs (Seminar and Bus Tour) 11/04/15

Ever had a little faith? Sacred Suburbs is a one-day event celebrating and debating the architecture of Manchester’s post-war places of worship (1945-1975). Along with new estates and inner city high-rise developments, the post-war period witnessed an unprecedented increase in

St Raphael's Exterior

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel This week went sent Steve Marland back to one of our favourite haunts, for a slightly different take. Returning along Huddersfield Road from a cycle tour in search of the source of the

St Raphael's Exterior

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel

The concrete of St Raphael the Archangel This week went sent Steve Marland back to one of our favourite haunts, for a slightly different take. Returning along Huddersfield Road from a cycle tour in search of the source of the

Melland’s Sports Hall

Mount Road

Mount Road Mr Marland continues his re-discovery of the vernacular, with a trip to Gorton on his trusty iron horse. For ten years or so I cycled along Mount Road Gorton on my very merry way to work. Two buildings

Melland’s Sports Hall

Mount Road

Mount Road Mr Marland continues his re-discovery of the vernacular, with a trip to Gorton on his trusty iron horse. For ten years or so I cycled along Mount Road Gorton on my very merry way to work. Two buildings

St Clement with St Matthias

Lower Broughton

Lower Broughton Steve Marland, reporting back from the western fringes – spots a little C of E gem, on Lower Broughton Lane. I hope that this is not too far under the wire, off the radar, out of the loop,

St Clement with St Matthias

Lower Broughton

Lower Broughton Steve Marland, reporting back from the western fringes – spots a little C of E gem, on Lower Broughton Lane. I hope that this is not too far under the wire, off the radar, out of the loop,

St Saviours

Sacred Suburbs

Sacred Suburbs launches 23.11.14 Sacred Suburbs is celebration of post-war places of worship in the hinterlands of Greater Manchester. Whilst St. Raphael the Archangel (1963) by Massey & Massey and the magnificent William Temple Memorial Church (1965) by George Pace are well-known and

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St Saviours

Sacred Suburbs

Sacred Suburbs launches 23.11.14 Sacred Suburbs is celebration of post-war places of worship in the hinterlands of Greater Manchester. Whilst St. Raphael the Archangel (1963) by Massey & Massey and the magnificent William Temple Memorial Church (1965) by George Pace are well-known and

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Garden of Remembrance

 by Matthew Steele Image photographed by the author. Laid out on the site of the James Wyatt’s Church of St. Peter, built 1788-1794 and demolished in 1907[1], the Garden of Remembrance was designed in 1947 by Manchester’s former City Architect,

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Garden of Remembrance

 by Matthew Steele Image photographed by the author. Laid out on the site of the James Wyatt’s Church of St. Peter, built 1788-1794 and demolished in 1907[1], the Garden of Remembrance was designed in 1947 by Manchester’s former City Architect,