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Clampdown records manchester, photo by andy thelwell

clampdown records manchester photo

A truly independent Manchester record shop specialising in vinyl, rare music collectables and memorabilia. Located on Paton Street a five second walk from the bustling Piccadilly area of Manchester. Clampdown has been around for over 20 years and is a true hidden Manchester gem. Pay this great Manchester building a visit, for a character filled [...]

faulkner street door china town manchester andy thelwell

faulkner street door manchester china town

This enormous entrance door linked to a Grade II listed builing is sandwiched between a crazy Chinese gift shop and a restaurant on Faulkner Street in the heart of Manchester’s China town. It was once a cotton traders which is still indicted on the bearly readable plaque outside. I just love the overly tall proportion [...]

working girls home manchester andy thelwell

working girls home

I’d like to say I made a special visit to photograph this great building, but to be honest, it was a beautiful day and I just took stroll down a street I hadn’t walked before and there it was, Charter Street Ragged School and Working Girls Home. Located on the corner of Dantzic Street and [...]