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Great Britain Cathedral Arches. Manchester - Nov 2015

Paulpowers

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Access into the arches is always a bit sketchy and this time was no different, once inside there's no real chance of being disturbed (other than from pigeons.)

The arches as a location is pretty big but 99% of the population of Manchester are unaware of what lies just below their feet.

The Victoria Arches area series of bricked-up arches built in an embankment of the River Irwell in Manchester. They served as business premises, landing stages for steam packet riverboats and as Second World War air-raid shelters. They were accessed from wooden staircases that descended from Victoria Street.

Regular flooding resulted in the closure of the steam-packet services in the early 20th century, and the arches were later used for general storage. Following the outbreak of the Second World War they were converted into air raid shelters. They are now bricked up and inaccessible, the staircases having been removed in the latter part of the 20th century.

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Nicely done matey (y)

Always fancied these and done nothing about it.

Nice to see you"re still out having fun :jump

 

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Haven't seen anything from here for a while, nice one Paul. :)

 

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Yep deffo nice to see again. Did ya do the walk of death coming out ? LOL. Them bastard pidgeons are a knightmare. Nice pictures m8ty.

 

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What an amazing place.Would love to have a wander down there.

Thanks for sharing

 

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Good report and nice pictures. And a pleasure to meet you the paul. It was a enjoyable evening and quite a crowd :D

 
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Finally got around to uploading this

 

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oh hell yea now thats a vid lol take note @Lavino lmfao now thats a tune for the arches lmfao great stuff thx for vid. lavino ya know i'm just pulling ya leg :D . Good stuff.

 
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Glad i know you have a sence of humour m8ty. Both vids are good just one got the better tunes lol ......... :band: . On another note do like the history popping up on this damn cool....

 

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That's epic mate and the video is class as well. Even the toilets look fucking amazing down there! :lol:

 

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Excellent pics old chap, first rate all round.

 
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