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The Lowry, Salford Quays

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The Lowry, Salford Quays

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The Lowry, Salford Quays

The Lowry is a landmark building of iconic status at the heart of the regenerated docks at the terminus of the Manchester Ship Canal.

John Fox Photo: Ian Phillip

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A good auditorium and a badly thought out gallery space in a ridiculous "look at me" building that is put to shame by the nearby Imperial War Museum North built on a fraction of the budget. It only seems to have been built to add some kudos to the "edge city" of the rebuilt Salford Docks culture dragging life out of the central Manchester. The municipal incompetents responsible for it promptly allowed their icon to be dwarfed by a banal multi-story residential tower and an overscaled car park for a retail outlet mall. Sadly representative of Britain today, but definitely not an Icon of England
Rab Lang


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I believe rice, peas and jerk chicken is an Icon of England.

Ade Adeluwoye

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