Right at the Heart of Things – Part One: Shopping in 1980s Manchester

East of the M60 travels back in time, to an era of a fully toilet tiled shopping centre

In the last week, I have been trying to imagine and recollect the joys of a trip through pre-1996 Manchester city centre. Some regular readers of this blog may be too young to remember the UK’s third/second/first/first and second city devoid of TESCO Express stores. Nor a Manchester devoid of Starbucks outlets and branches of Betfred. Or a Manchester free of white, orange and brown double decker buses. Continue reading “Right at the Heart of Things – Part One: Shopping in 1980s Manchester”