Manchester’s Iconic Independent Cinema The Cornerhouse and Two of Manchester’s Well Known Rock Establishments Threatened With Demolition

Back in August 2014 the Manchester Evening News reported on plans for redevelopment of the Cornerhouse site

“A plot of city centre land, the former home to the Cornerhouse is to be transformed into a 500,000 sq ft office, hotel and leisure complex”

Read the full article by Jennifer Williams here

An update on Young Engineers website yesterday says:

“PlansSave the Cornerhouse (Picture from their Twitter page) Back in August 2014 the Manchester Evening News reported on plans for redevelopment of the Cornerhouse site “A plot of city centre land, the former home to the Cornerhouse is to be transformed into a 500,000 sq ft office, hotel and leisure complex” Read the full article by Jennifer Williams here An update on Young Engineers website yesterday says: “Plans by Fletcher Priest Architects for Manchester’s Oxford Road Station have been seen online. The proposals include development of the Cornerhouse and two of Manchester’s most interesting pubs; The Salisbury and Grand Central. Fans of these buildings will be sad to hear that ‘development’ could actually mean ‘demolition’.” Read the full article here The Banshee was closed, Jilly’s Rock World is now a Tesco, The Star and Garter is threatened with closure. Are Manchester’s Rock fans going to have to travel further afield for a good Rock venue? If you are big supporter of the Rock Music scene, not only in Manchester but throughout the country please sign the petition to save the Cornerhouse buildings here Rock lives on and we need our venues to keep Rock Music alive and to give up and […]

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