Monday, 24 September 2012

Manchester

Thursday  we woke with light rain so we heading into the city centre to see what was going on  we found the Manchester visitor information centre and had a look around and was told there would a guided walk tour of city leaving shortly , so we said why not  it was just Tina and me and out guide it was well worth it  the guide show us around the city and told us about the buildings and history of the city and took us into some of the building
Chinese arch

inner court yard of town hall this is used a lot for TV and filming that is why it is so dirty

 

 town hall

 National football museum

 tram and railway bridge over canal

 dragon drain pipe

 umbrella alley

 umbrella alley


 Manchester Cathedral

 new sculptor

 River Irwell

 the west window 'Mary'
 Fire window (commemorates the restoration of this part of the cathedral after war damage )
 


 cyclist
that was a very interestion  walk round the city

 Friday we got the metro over to Old Trafford as i wanted to go on a stadium tour  once off the tram we walk pass the other Old Trafford first

 yes the cricket ground

 
 the best road sign

 Best,Law, Charlton

 view from canal bridge

Theatre of Dreams

 sir Matt Busby
 Trophy won by Manchester United

 and some more

 

 Bobby Charlton's Olympic touch

 more trophy

Premier League trophy
 
 inside the Stadium


 Stretford end

 home dressing room


 the hair dryer is in the drawer

 inside the players Tunnel

 the Tunnel

 home team dugout


Sir Alex Ferguson's seat

 Sub's seat's

 Sir Alex Ferguson stand
 
after our tour of Old Trafford Stadium we walked over to Salford Quays
Silent cargo

 Silent cargo

 

The Lowry

Imperial war museum

 home of BBC

 The Lowry

 Old Trafford from Salford Quay
 Lowry Bridge

looking back to city centre
 
 
on way back to boat we met up with Squidge Scicluna who has just started uni at manchester
 
 
 a wall painting
 
 saturday and sunday we just had a good walk round the city  very clean and tidy city
 
monday due to rain and wind we stayed in fire lit nice and warm and dry
 hope the weather is better Tuesday  we going to down the Famous Rochdale 9 locks
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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