Central Station, Manchester: the wrought-iron single-span arched roof train shed

RIBApix ref no RIBA47933
Architect/DesignerFowler, Sir John (1817-1898)
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityManchester
Subject Date1880
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 204 Manchester (2)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The station closed to passengers in 1969 and fell into a dilapidated state. Conversion on the abandoned building into an exhibition centre began in 1982. This opened in 1986 as the Greater Manchester Exhibition and Events Centre, or G-Mex.

Subject tags

arches, railway stations, iron, trains