Underground Manchester: Secrets of the City Revealed

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Underground Manchester: Secrets of the City Revealed

Underground Manchester: Secrets of the City Revealed

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Builders uncovered a 30-year-old nuclear bunker under Trafford town hall as part of its multi-million pound renovation. I remember the first time we got in I was totally in awe of the Bowie and Ferry lookalikes and the Roxy girls in satin pencil skirts and pill box hats. To us it all felt deliciously decadent." This handy service will be here to help with a dedicated team of volunteers from a number of North West charities from December 14th – 21st.

Now, there’s not much in the way of actual evidence of these tunnels even existing except for a few passing mentions in some dusty old books or on the lips of some dusty old nuns. But speculation is rife that there are extensive passageways that lead from Manchester Cathedral to a variety of locations around the city and its outskirts. The underground market was accessed via escalators and it's believed its closure in 1989 was caused by the nearby Arndale Centre becoming more popular. Since then, half of the space has been transformed into a Tesco store, but the other half remains untouched. The layout inside had balconies overlooking the dance floor area – after all, it was an old amphitheatre. Located inside the Theatre Royal building on Peter Street, it became Discotheque Royale in the ’70s, before it was rebranded as Coliseum and later, M-Two. The club closed its doors for good in 2009. Dave McLaughlin Speculation is rife as to who built it, maintained it and even used it – with some believing it started as an old Roman tunnel used to transport togas, sandals and those little gold coins with Caesar’s face on them from one place to another – later being improved upon around 200-300 years ago. By 1956, the bunker was being used as a Royal Navy store, but by 1961 it had been transferred to the local authorities as a control centre in the event crisis and by 1968 it was closed.At the same time, we want to ensure HS2 connects with a London terminus at Euston, not six miles outside the city centre. The people of the London Borough of Camden have already made significant sacrifices for the Euston project, with many having had their homes and businesses demolished or relocated. The delay in ensuring the HS2 terminus is in Euston is causing continued frustration and uncertainty for many businesses and communities A fascination for urban explorers and even a destination for illegal ravers, here is a round up of some of the secret shelters and what they have now become. Open now until January 1st, 2024, attractions include teacups, a caterpillar rollercoaster and funhouse. There is also the thrilling Snow Jets ride or the Starflyer, as well as a brand new attraction VOID – calling all you dare devils! The bunker at Worsley was part of this web, with the next nearest at Frodsham. The two-storey square structure at Worsley is a main operations room surrounded by eight reinforced concrete rooms and a viewing gallery. It would have had its own electricity supply and ample space for stores of food. Fascinated by this hidden world, Mark Crossfield has spent six years researching and developing a comprehensive underground map of the city.

READ MORE: Eerie photos taken inside abandoned Greater Manchester hospital show decaying medical equipment For the underground options, the station is a through station which comprises symmetrical throat layouts both south and north of the station box. A tunnel is remembered to exist in this area, beneath Moston Cottage (built 1713), and accessed through other properties. Rumoured to extend to the Cathedral and used as transport for catholics during persecution. Then, after turning 60, Joy decided to try 60 new things: “ That could be anything from trying a new food, to holding an owl – I’m going with somebody to do some spray painting graffiti art, so that’ll be added to my list.”New survey reveals almost half of all British households were ‘too scared to put the heating on’ last winter



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