Neil Roland - Gallery 33
Signs of the Times: Manchester pictures

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Manchester A - Z

Every letter of the alphabet from classic Manchester buildings. A in Northern Assurance on Albert Square, B from Band on the Wall, C from BBC, D from HaywarD’s Glass & China (now Slug & Lettuce, Deansgate), E from AssurancE, F from Peveril oF the Peak pub, G from Green Room, H from Forsyths music store, Deansgate. I from The Vine. J from Jubilee Fountain, Albert Square; K from Kendals. L from MidLand. M from Manchester Museum. N from baNd on the wall. O from Arthur Kay & BrO. P from Peveril of the Peak. Q from Queen Victoria. R from Rylands Library. S from J&J Shaw 1924, New Wakefield St.; T from ArThur Kay. U from Queen V from The Vine pub, Kennedy Street; W from Wines and Spirits, Peveril of the Peak. Y from Boys Central High School and Z from The Ritz, Whitworth Street.

Signs of the Times Northern Quarter & Ancoats

A collection of 45 original, classic pieces of signage taken all around Manchester’s Northern Quarter and Ancoats - from the Victorian ragged schools and ancient pubs and shops, to the more contemporary bars and haunts of this fascinating area.
If there is a particular sign that would mean something to you, I am happy to add a picture or two to make it a one off, and am always open to discuss such commissions.
The picture can be created at different sizes, and you’re welcome to view it at my studio in its original size.

Signs of the Times Manchester

This picture is designed as bricks in a wall, and contains twenty ‘blocks’ and a total of over 100 pieces of classic, original Manchester signage. Travel, pubs, markets, jewellers, recreation, mills, street signs….. Covering a span of several centuries, these are the pieces of signage which still exist all over the city, and which make it unique.
Please note that the pictures can be reworked to the style of the Northern Quarter signs picture (above), and can be created in different sizes.
The original picture can be viewed at my studio by arrangement.

Doors of Manchester

top left: Hidden Gem Church office; 186 Waterloo Place, Oxford Road (University of Manchester; 56 Thomas Street, Northern Quarter; Manchester City Art Gallery; Crown Court, Minshull St., ; Congregational Church House, Deansgate, Court; 21, St. John Street.
top right: Cavendish Street, where Fifth Pan African Conference held in 1945 ; Manchester Law Library, Kennedy St.; Coroner's Court, Picadilly; 11, St. John st.; Chepstow House, 61 Faulkner St., Chinatown; Deansgate station gate.
Centre left: Chetham's (former Manchester Grammar School; Ritz, Whitworth St.; Lindencourt House, Charlotte St; 27, Byrom Street; 13 St. John St.; Ship Canal House, King Street; Lower Ormond St. MMU Bellhouse, External Relations; Massey Chambers; 59, Faulkner St. (Chinese Education Culture Centre); Albert Jones, Richmond St.; Canada House, 3, Chepstow Street.
Centre right: Hanging Bridge Chambers, opposite Cathedral; The Central Hall, Oldham St.; J&J Shaw, New Wakefield St.; auction house, Deansgate; UMIST entrance; 15 St. John St.; 10, Canal Street; Peveril of the Peak, Chepstow St.; 15, Richmond House, Bloom St.; Hotspur House, Cambridge Street.
Bottom left: Edgar Wood building, Daisybank Road; 25 Byrom St.; 101 Princess St.; 3, Stevenson Square; Mr. Thomas's Chop House, Cross St.; 18 St. John St.; City Police Headquarters, Bootle St.; Manchester Town Hall, Albert Square; Malmaison (Joshua Hoyle Building.)
Bottom right: Canada House, CHepstow St.; 23 St. John St.; Cavendish St.; Sam's Chop House, Chapel Walks; 48 George House, George St.; former Revenue office; Armani, King Street; Foundry Lane, behind band on the Wall; Peveril of the Peak, Chepstow Street; The Railway pub, Cornbrook Road, South Castlefield.

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