Tag: Hugh Wilson

The Phoenix Entrance

The Phoenix & The Student Precinct

In the early ’80s, my comprehensive school’s corridors heaved with perrys, bovver boys and Blondie/Siouxsie/Chrissie Hynde pretenders. So at sixth form, I was startled to encounter a throng…

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Cromford Courts

I was taken up to Cromford Courts, on the roof of Manchester’s Arndale Centre, by my friend Angela in 1987. The flats looked (to me) like council houses…

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Hulme Concrete Jungle

Growing up in Chorlton, during the 1970s and early ’80s, I would travel through Hulme on the way to town; all I knew about the area was what…