Tag : Regeneration

05 May 2019


I’ve been documenting the construction of 3 buildings in the New Bailey district of Salford for MUSE over the past few months. Riverside house is now nearing completion, whilst New Bailey 2 and 3 still have some way to go. I’m very much aware of “talking to the future’ when doing work such as this, acutely conscious of the detail within the pictures that might be of use to future social historians. It’s also fascinating talking to the people working […]

06 Jun 2017
walk the plank salford


Arts company Walk The Plank have commissioned me to archive the building of their new HQ and workshop on Cobden Street in Salford. They’ve made use of an old factory building and will be very much part of the revitalisation of Salford, a city which is now attracting a significant of artists and creators. The project is due for completion by the end of summer 2017.    

06 Jun 2017


I was commissioned by Place First to document the regeneration of the Welsh Streets in Liverpool 8. The houses in the these streets had been tagged for demolition but, after long campaign by the local community, were deemed worthy of being saved and refurbished.

09 Aug 2016
roof gardens castlefield de trafford


  Nearly a new year ago I began work on a new project, working with DeTrafford estates. This is the press release that was sent out at the time. “A unique artistic collaboration between DeTrafford Estates and fine art photographer Simon Buckley will chart Castlefield’s changing cityscape and provide new insights into the role of the developer in the transition of Manchester. Simon, a successful photographer for over 25 years, has recently won plaudits for his intimate twilight portraits of […]