Image title: Mills under renovation in Ancoats Manchester

Mills under renovation in Ancoats Manchester

The mills of Ancoats, the world's first urban industrial area dating from the late 18th century, are now being carefully restored and converted into apartments.

Compare the view today and how it looked four years previously in my Eyewitness in Manchester 'Revisited' feature, online late May 2005


Mills under renovation in Ancoats Manchester



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Ancoats, City of Manchester, industrial revolution, industrial heritage, regeneration, architecture, construction, Lancashire, Greater Manchester

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