Oldham Street Manchester – Record Shop

Oldham Street Manchester, Dry 201, Building Photos, Record Shop, Image, Designs

Oldham Street Manchester

Mancunian Architecture, northwest England, UK

17 Apr 2010

Oldham Street

Manchester building photos © Adrian Welch 17 April 2010 + 2006:

Eastern Bloc
Famous record shop with links to great DJ’s & musicians such as 808 State:

Eastern Bloc Manchester Eastern Bloc Eastern Bloc Records

Opposite Affleck’s Palace this was a very cool place when I was buying records back in the Madchester days.

Dry 201 bar designed by architect Ben Kelly (famous for designing Manchester’s former Hacienda nightclub, ‘the Hac’):

Dry 201 bar

Nearby record shops include Vinyl Exchange and Dry 201 bar was just a bit east up Oldham Street.

Oldham Street Manchester

Oldham Street buildings vary in quality but tend to be 3 or 4 storeys in a fairly humble Victorian style.

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Buildings a little to the north of Oldham Street in an area which is slowly being done up – or gentrified, former Manchester Fish Market:

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Adjacent building and two more photos of the former Manchester Fish Market:
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Views of the canal area south of Oldham Street:

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Burton Building, Oldham St, Manchester
1999
Stephen Hodder Architects

Other examples of Manchester Architecture welcome

Oldham St forms part of the city’s historic Northern Quarter district. The Northern Quarter is dominated by buildings that were built before World War II.


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Imperial War Museum Manchester – located southwest of the city centre in Salford
Imperial War Museum North
photo © Adrian Welch

Manchester City Stadium – located east of the city centre
Manchester City Stadium
photo © Dennis Gilbert, VIEW

Oldham Schools

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Buildings / images for the Oldham St Manchester page welcome

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