Manchester: The History Around Us

The Victorian Historian

Being born and raised in Manchester sometimes I take the city I live in for granted, I often find myself walking through the city and not taking notice of the buildings around me. I thought… this is Manchester, a city with great history, a city which coined such phrases as “What Manchester does today, the rest of the world does tomorrow.”

SO, I decided on my journey to the University of Manchester I would take time to acknowledge the great history of the city by documenting a small handful of the buildings I passed along the way. I appreciate every trip into Manchester even more so now. I urge you to give it a go in your city!

Piccadilly Train Station:

Originally named Store Street opened by the Manchester and Birmingham Railway in 1842, the station was later renamed to Manchester London Road in 1847 and finally renamed to Manchester…

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