Looking at Buildings

, printed from the Looking at Buildings website on Tuesday 21st September 2021

Industrial Manchester

More about the Bridgewater Canal and other canals [1]

The transport revolution continued with the coming of the railways. The terminus of the world's first passenger railway, the Liverpool and Manchester, with the original station and warehouse of 1830, survives as part of the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester in Castlefield.

closeGlossary Term [2] to the city centre. The group in Ancoats which includes Murrays Mills and McConnel & Kennedy's Mills on Redhill Street, and Beehive Mill on Radium Street illustrates development in design and construction techniques from the 1790s to the opening of the 20th century.

The other group, Chorlton New Mills in Chorlton-on-Medlock, includes the oldest surviving fireproof mill (1813-15) in Manchester.



Last updated: Monday, 26th January 2009