MediaCityUK and Salford Quays from 2010 to present

A series of panoramas shot from 2010 onwards, photographed in and around the Salford Quays and Manchester Ship Canal area, with a focus on the massive ongoing media development at MediaCityUK.

Morning sun on a perfect cold, still winter's day. I was really taken by the clear light, and loved how the sun glinted off the office blocks, lighting up the quayside where I was stood as if it was lit by an enormous reflector. The only sound was...
A bird's eye view from above the Princess Katherine in North Bay, between MediaCityUK and The Lowry at Salford Quays. I've wanted to shoot a panorama from here for a couple of years, as I've captured panos from many of the tall buildings nearby an...
Shot 24 storeys up, on top of an almost-finished apartment block at the prime development site of MediaCity UK in Salford. 'The Heart' is a striking, modern building with panoramic views towards Manchester city centre, the Salford Quays and Ship C...
Last time I stood here and captured this view, the MediaCityUK site was half-built, there was no sign of the Coronation Street studios, and the footbridge hadn't been built. You can view it here.Three and a half years later, the skyline has been t...
The view towards a half-built MediaCityUK from The Lowry in Salford in spring 2010. When I photographed this there was plenty of construction on both sides of the Manchester Ship Canal… outside the Imperial War Museum on the Manchester bank, and t...