Description

Built by Great Northern Railway between 1896 -1898. A unique 3-way railway goods exchange station, serving the railway, canal and road networks of the Manchester region. It was considered in its day to be one of the largest and most advanced railway goods exchanges in the country.

Built to be fully fireproof, the main building is of steel-framed construction using box girder columns of riveted steel, supporting steel beams and cross girders with brick jack arches that support the concrete floors. 12,000 tons of Mild Steel, 25,000 tons of Concrete, 1,500,000 Granite Sets and 25,000,000 Bricks were used it it’s construction. The walls are red brick with blue brick bands; all under a slate roof. The building has 27 windows on the East and West sides and 17 windows on the North and South ends.

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  • 19 October 2020 22:10 local time

Location

The Great Northern Warehouse 235, Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN, UK

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