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2021 01 20 Hulme Street Tower Student Castle 1 1200X900

Property: Stretford rising and people power over dodgy skyscraper

Jonathan Schofield on a planning good sense, the death of the mall and a 'Glade...

2020 12 16 Barton 6

Barton-upon-Irwell: the decayed 'wonder' with a ray of hope

How a decayed area of Greater Manchester could become a huge tourist attraction

2020 11 26 Len Grant 9  Afterthebomb

Regeneration Manchester: Len Grant and a city in transition

How a local photographer captured the city's growing pains in words and images

Eastgate Elegant Landscaping

Schemes that could have changed Manchester: 1000ft Communications Tower and a Sex Olympia

Jonathan Schofield on curiosities that never happened in Manchester

2020 10 29 Lost Rx 1

Demolished or destroyed - Twelve Lost Buildings of Manchester

Part One: Some of the amazing structures that used to stand in the city

2020 10 21 Stanley Square Sale Shopping Centre

Sale Shopping Centre to be renamed ‘Stanley Square’ as a nod to the area’s heritage

The Square is to gain a new name as part of ambitious regeneration project

2020 10 14 Salford Lads Club First Marriage Header

Smiths super-fans first to book a wedding at Salford Lads Club

The historic venue, famed for its Smiths heritage, is now licensed for marriages

2020 09 30 Buxton Crescent Front

Travel: Buxton Crescent Spa Hotel – we test the waters

After a £70million, 17-years in the making renovation, Neil Sowerby finds himself in pampered heaven

2020 09 25 Manchester Jewish Museum Time Capsule

An astonishing time capsule has been discovered in the walls of Manchester Jewish Museum

Glass jar contains an amazing glimpse into 1870’s Manchester

2020 09 15 Significant City View

Significant City: Manchester's pioneering moments

Politics, social change, sport, arts, transport and...er...sewage: celebrating Manchester's achievements

2020 09 03 Gravestone Cleaned

Thomas Walker: Manchester's anti-slavery campaigner, freedom fighter and forgotten hero

Jonathan Schofield makes a fascinating discovery in a Chorlton churchyard

2020 06 25 Pan African Photo

75 years on: The Manchester Congress that changed Africa

Jonathan Schofield on a lovely building unveiled with a hugely relevant history

2020 06 12 Statues Gandhi

Has Manchester had issues with its statues before?

Jonathan Schofield suggests a solution to the statue issue

2019 07 23 Gladstone

A closer look at some other plinth people: Heywood and Gladstone

Jonathan Schofield talks us through some more of the characters we pass almost every day

2020 06 10 Peel

Let’s examine the campaign for the removal of the statue of Robert Peel in Piccadilly Gardens

Jonathan Schofield on the wrong Peel and the statue question?

2020 05 28 Archi 3 Assize

The story of Manchester architecture: Part three 1850-1894

Jonathan Schofield and the battle of the styles

2018 06 14 Warth Mills 1

Warth Mills: the Bury WWII internment camp that time forgot

As VE Day approaches, we look back on a compelling wartime tale

2020 04 15 Archi 1 Cupola Rm 3

The story of Manchester architecture: Part one

Jonathan Schofield starts the epic tale of Manchester architecture

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