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  1. elizab2th

    Salford Crescent Police Headquarters, Salford - July 2021

    Constructed by Bradshaw, Gass and Hope in the 1950's stands the historic Salford Police station on the Crescent. It was once the headquarters of Salford City Police and C.I.D division and later turned into Greater Manchester Police Salford Division. With its sad and permanent closure in 2008...
  2. MK83

    Report - Pendleton House Coroners Court - Pendleton - March 2021

    History - Pendleton House was originally built in 1936 during the great depression as a public assistance office. The poor and unemployed would be subject to a stringent ‘means test’ to ascertain whether they qualified for welfare assistance. When Pendleton Town hall was demolished in 1970 the...
  3. MK83

    Report - Adelphi Lads Club - Salford - September 2020

    History - The Adelphi Lads Club was formed in 1888 to give local boys from deprived areas a venue to do something to stay out of trouble. In 1921, the Lads Club moved to the corner of Cannon Street, cornering North George Street. In it’s duration, the club ran many sports teams including...
  4. MK83

    Report - Salford Crescent Police Headquarters - Salford - September 2020

    This has been done a few times on here but thought it would make a good first report and it's the first place we revisited with a proper camera. History - Designed by the architectural practice of Bradshaw, Gass & Hope this brick and Portland stone building was opened in 1957. Following...
  5. StalinatorCCCP1

    Report - Buile hill mansion - mining museum - Salford/Manchester

    My first post! This is a difficult one to get around, as the place only seems to have one access point that opens up from time to time. The Buile hill mansion used to be a mining museum just before it closed almost 20 years ago, so I thought it would be pretty cool to check out a piece of...
  6. Joshrowlands

    Report - Salford crescent police station, Salford, March 2020

    History: Designed by the architectural practice of Bradshaw, Gass & Hope this brick and Portland stone building was opened in 1957. Following amalgamation of forces within Greater Manchester in 1974 it continued to operate as the GMP Salford Division Headquarters until its closure in 2008...
  7. RJMmcr

    Report - Victoria theatre,Salford- January 2019

    The Victoria Theatre, designed by Bertie Crewe, was built by The Broughton Theatres Syndicate Ltd. The building's foundation stone was laid on 4 October 1899. in November 1901, less than a year after opening, the theatre began showing films and in 1913 it was granted a cinema licence. The...
  8. S

    Question - Manchester Filming

    Hi all I'm on film production at uni and need an abandoned building to shoot for an exterior shot and need somewhere which I would film in for interior where I wont get robbed or stabbed, does anyone have any ideas? Thanks.
  9. P

    Salford crescent PHQ Manchester

    Quite an interesting find last night. It came as a shock that it was A) as easily accessible as it was and B) No one else was there... The imposing old Salford Police Station on the Crescent is a 1950s landmark, designed by Bradshaw, Gass and Hope, that was originally the headquarters of...
  10. GRONK

    Report - Salford Central Police Headquarters, Greater Manchester - April 2019

    April 2019 The Visit I Visited this one back in April with @Choo Choo m8ty, we hadn't set out with the intention of hitting this one but as we drove past we decided to take a look and see if it was doable. And it payed off, once we were in the building we spent several hours exploring every...
  11. StePaintsalot

    Report - Pendleton house Salford

    I have been exploring buildings for years but didn’t realise how many other people did it. I do it for my own interest and my fascination with history. I apologise for poor quality pictures they are only taken on my phone as Iv never thought of sharing pictures with anybody but if anybody wants...