SJ8397 : Looking down the tram tracks

taken 2 months ago, near to Manchester, Great Britain

Looking down the tram tracks
Looking down the tram tracks

On the left is the Bridgewater Hall. On the right is the Beetham Tower peering over the top of Manchester Central. Ahead are the Owen Street Towers on Deansgate Square and beyond them towers on the First Street development. In front of them is the Tower of Light.

Called the "Tower of Light", the tall, white structure is the chimney for a new energy project - the Civic Quarter Heat Network - which will power a number of prominent buildings including Central Library, the Bridgewater Hall, Heron House and the Manchester Art Gallery, by sending electricity and heat - via hot water - through two kilometres of underground pipes.
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SJ8397, 2417 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Housing, Dwellings  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Railways 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Station 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8375 9772 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.5572N 2:14.7780W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8377 9775
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Metrolink  Tramway  Manchester City Centre  Exhibition Centre  High Rise Buildings  Skyscrapers  Tower Blocks  Chimney  Civic Quarter 

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