Tag: Malmaison

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Doll Hospital

A room within the Imperial Hotel, on the site of the Malmaison Hotel, Piccadilly, was a Dolls’ Hospital during the 1980s, and doubtless for many years before that….

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Aytoun Street Dole Office

Another gone building. This one, I was fond of. Although it looked like a monument to industrial decline, this building actually bank-rolled Manchester’s grassroots creative community throughout the…

City Life No.11, May-June 1984, page 17

Simply Red Trivia

It’s generally well known that Mick Hucknall was in a band called The Frantic Elevators before he formed Simply Red. However I was surprised to see that he…