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THE OTHER SIDE OF SALFORD
 

Star date: 5th May 2010

ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF SALFORD 

Today, we drove around Salford taking photographs of the other side of Salford – one that's a million miles away from the image being portrayed by MediaCityUK and The Lowry and the University of Salford. Yet all this is on the doorstep of these projects.

Welcome to the wreckage of Salford's regeneration – pictures speaking louder than a million empty words of politicians…

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TEN PHOTOS OF SALFORD

All photos taken 5th May 2010 – the day before Salford people vote in the local and general election. Will anything ever change?

Main photo - advertising hoarding graffiti Blackfriars Road, Lower Broughton

Photo 1 - perfectly good houses boarded up waiting for demolition - Sussex Street, Lower Broughton, at the back of Mocha Parade

Photo 2 - graffiti on Oasis Aquarium wall Blackfriars Road

Photo 3 - hoarding for Foundry Wharf, swanky apartments to be built by Vermont - now just rubble.

Photo 4 - hoarding for Foundry Wharf

Photo 5 - graffiti opposite Foundry Wharf

Photo 6 - demolition of houses on Littleton Road, Lower Kersal

Photo 7 - demolition of houses on Littleton Road, Lower Kersal

Photo 8 - demolition of houses on Littleton Road, Lower Kersal

Photo 9 - diggers begin work clearing the sandbanks on the River Irwell which gathered debris. They start making the river more beautiful after the houses next to the river on Littleton Road have been demolished and the people gone.

 

 

cath duchy wrote
at 19:57:39 on 06 May 2010
no-one has been to my door from any of the partys. if the candidates are not willing to meet the people how can the candidates ask for our support, by voting for them. Hazel Blears MP did come down to the estate of duchy{salford} some weeks ago to meet the residents outside the corner shop, but I, like others do not wish to converse on a street corner but its O.k at my frout door. I will be voting for the party not the person.
 
Steve wrote
at 10:46:49 on 06 May 2010
Good article. More of this sort of stuff please. What about a few voices from the streets of Salford to go with the pictures?
 
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