Edwardian Expansion of Manchester Docks

Historical Profiles: NarrowBoat, Autumn 2023

A new book explores the 1905 opening of the vast Dock No 9 at the terminus of the Manchester Ship Canal

Marketing the Manchester Ship Canal Martin Dodge has also curated a special exhibition, ‘Marketing the Manchester Ship Canal’, running from 29th July to 16th December 2023 at Manchester Central Library. It looks at a range of marketing material produced by the Ship Canal Company from 1919 through to 1939, and the stories of the artists behind the illustrations. “Lots of great visual material will be displayed there,” Martin told NB.…

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