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Default HSBC / Midland Bank Building, Manchester - October 2010 - 01-10-2010, 21:09

Visited with Gone.

Built between 1933-1935 and is currently a Grade II listed building. The Brainchild of Sir Edwin Lutyens is constructed of Portland Stone around a steel frame and is built in an Art-Deco style. Originally the buildings purpose was to operate as Midland Bank and was so until the 90's when HSBC took over. The castle-styled building ceased business and closed it's doors for the last time on the 6th June 2008 when HSBC relocated it's Manchester branch.

Rumour has it Jamie Oliver is about to take it over; the disastrous effect of this is already evident inside.























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Default 01-10-2010, 21:12







It's a shame its f*cked and the vault is locked, Lovely Jimmy...
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Default 01-10-2010, 21:23

SHIT. OPEN THE FLOODGATES.
should possibly not be in public seeing as the site only has limited life time, and we dont want it getting locked off....?
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Default 01-10-2010, 21:56

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moved to allow others a fair crack at it
First time I did it last year, it wasn't exactly fair nor easy.
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Default 01-10-2010, 22:44

it does stop the developers from alarming the scaffold though...

plus I understand that it was harder first time around, but climbing a scaffold isn't difficult. So it's best not to give them an excuse

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Default 02-10-2010, 12:09

OMM NOM NOM

nice stuff, shame bout the vault!
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Default 02-10-2010, 16:27

Nice work fellas, love this place it's one of my all time favs


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Default 02-10-2010, 17:55

Great work guys, and nice one Gone for getting back in, some excellent shots, I struggled with a two legged tripod...


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Default 06-10-2010, 08:24

On it


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