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Greater Manchester Exhibition Centre

General Information

Other name(s): Central Station
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Exhibition hall
original use:
Railroad (railway) station

Location

Location: , , , ,

Technical Information

There currently is no technical data available.

Chronology

1880

Manchester Central Station, Used by Midland, Great Northern and Great Central Railways, opens as smaller version of Midland Railway's Saint Pancras Station, London.

1960s

Closed as railway station after having served to the rail line connecting Manchester and Liverpool.

1986

After a £20 million conversion into an exhibition centre, the building is opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

Participants

Initial construction (1880)
Contractor

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20017486
  • Date created
    22/08/2005
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014