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Sunday in Town

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Beetham Tower, Manchester. One of the latest parts of the regeneration of the city centre.

Taken from Castlefield, an area of canals and warehouses converted into bars, homes and businesses - one of the first areas of 'town' to get smartened up.

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liesbeth: 26th Jan 2008 - 23:42 GMT

Do you know if the new Beetham tower is built on top of the Great Bridgewater Street Wesleyan Chapel? or if not, where that might have been? I love all these sites on Manchester. Does anybody know if there was a tobacco factory in the city in the 1890s?

Andrew Smith: 29th Jan 2008 - 11:13 GMT

liesbeth

I'm not sure if it is on the site of a chapel, it is on the junction of Deansgate and Gt Bridgewater St though.

I'll try and find out if there was a tobacco factory- there may have been one on Trafford Park.

lisa merrick: 12th Feb 2008 - 02:15 GMT

i think there was a tobacco factory on ludgate hill. near sharpe street next to a school.

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