This sounds a good practical way forward for motorways…
It was a great pleasure to take two groups of twenty students from Manchester School of Architecture around Accrington town centre yesterday.
It was a lovely sunny day, so we dug deep into Accrington’s cultural heritage, its recent past and current problems.
We started off at the Italianate Town Hall, built as the Peel Institution in 1857 (architect James Green), and then worked our way round a series of historic streets, buildings and interiors, slowly tracking backwards in time from the 1960s to the Regency and Accrington’s rural beginnings.
The urban spaces we looked at included:Continue reading “Architecture Students visit Accrington”