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G Mex

A Grade II* Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Latitude: 53.4766 / 53°28'35"N

Longitude: -2.2465 / 2°14'47"W

OS Eastings: 383737

OS Northings: 397786

OS Grid: SJ837977

Mapcode National: GBR DJJ.8R

Mapcode Global: WHB9G.GWG5

Plus Code: 9C5VFQG3+JC

Entry Name: G Mex

Listing Date: 18 December 1963

Last Amended: 6 June 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270514

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458616

Also known as: Manchester Central
Greater Manchester Exhibition Centre

ID on this website: 101270514

Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2

County: Manchester

Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Manchester

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

Tagged with: Convention centre Multi-purpose hall

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698-1/31/443 (South West side)
18/12/63 G-Mex
(Formerly Listed as:
(South West side)
Former Central Station)


Railway station, now exhibition hall and car park. 1876-9, by
Sir John Fowler, for Midland Railway Company; altered. Iron
and glass on brick undercroft, with brick side walls.
Rectangular plan. Single segmental-vaulted vessel of 15 bays
with 210-foot span, built on extensive undercrofts; pilastered
2-storey south side with 3 windows on each floor of each bay,
those at ground floor round-headed and those above
square-headed; segmental arched roof with ridged bands of
glazing. C20 glazed canopy to entrance at north end. Vaulted
undercroft with intersecting tunnel vaults. Intended entrance
block at north end never built.

Listing NGR: SJ8373797786

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