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Default 15-08-2011, 22:50

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Default 16-08-2011, 13:37

cracking shots (I like it, even if it is a bit on the fugly side!)
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OJ is this still do-able?


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cracking shots (I like it, even if it is a bit on the fugly side!)
can everyone just give it a rest on the victimising of 1960s buildings please? it's a beautiful thing.


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OJ is this still do-able?
Probably but the last time I had a crack secca turned up, and I noticed a camera had been moved


....Take pictures and leave ONLY
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Default 24-09-2011, 08:06

Brings back memories that one !
I first stood on top of that building in 1972 when the center of Manchester was shrouded in a thick fog
it was so thick it looked like you could walk across it !
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Default 02-04-2012, 05:25

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The Maths and Social Sciences Building, Manchester



The UMIST Building, as it is commonly known was built in 1968 and designed in a simple Brutalist fashion with a rectangular concrete slab block that has projecting service cores running through it acting as two towerettes

(Basically it's an eyesore by todays standards)

It was part of the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) until that university merged with the Victoria University of Manchester, to form the University of Manchester, in 2004

It has 17 stories and an overall height of 49M, making it the tallest building on the former UMIST campus

Now awaiting demolition, the building stands empty, providing some decent views of the City centre


One for the concrete lovers

Shouts to Leaf & TheFlu for hitting this one up















Nice one.
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