Tag : salford

05 May 2019


Canal boats traditionally travel at 4 miles per hour, which roughly equates to the speed of a brisk walking pace, and this significantly determines how the waterway is experienced. It allows us time to observe, whilst travelling, in a way often lost to us in the modern era. It’s also a constant thread back to our ancestors, who also would have journeyed along the Bridgewater Canal with the same measured progress. I was commissioned by the Bridgewater Canal in Salford […]

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.