Eastgate, the location of the “east gate” to the old roman Manchester. Castlefield is now the new name but between the two descriptions the land has become populated by mills and navigation points first to enable trade and now a new income of new folk seeking homes with modern trades,
The passing of old Ancoats to new Ancoats………………!
Documenting Manchester’s Urban regeneration.
Originally the home of the Manchester Docks this area has changed dramatically through Urban Regeneration since its closure in 1982. The area is now home to the Imperial War Museum, The Lowry Art Gallery and the new MediaCity all easily accessed by Manchester’s Metrolink.
This is an early evening photograph capturing the BBC Buildings and the Lowry all enhanced by the beautiful colours of the Neon.