Sunday, 24 June 2012

Sunday Bridges: bars & barges at Catalan Square


The 19th century railway viaduct above carries trains and trams to and fro, while Merchant's Bridge in Catalan Square (built 1996) links people to bars, restaurants and apartments on both banks of the Bridgewater canal.  

Linking to Sunday Bridges 

14 comments:

  1. Fascinating city. . . .
    Did you see 'Of time & the city"?


    Each great town has many biographers. . .

    Aloha from Honolulu,
    Comfort Spiral
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  2. Modern bridge clashes badly with the old bridge and the boats below. Shame that.

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  3. Beautifully shaped pedestrian bridge, but where did you get the sunshine and blue skies from?!

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    1. That was in a recent rare sunny lunchtime!

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  4. Great architecture there. Modern creations come with lot of curves. Great shot.

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  5. A fine old mix of old and new - that's what I like about our cities.

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  6. A very modern bridge with amazing structure and you got a wonderful picture!
    Congratulations!
    Léia

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  7. There is a lot to see in this photo. The bridge is so cheerful and unusual...and I love the canal and that boat.

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  8. In my opinion, this an amazingly beautiful picture of a great place. Wonderful. Please have a good new week ahead.

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  9. Terrific contrast between old and new - I like this! And the canal barge doesn't hurt either! :)

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  10. Love the bridges but really like the canal boat!

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  11. That's a great barge! I love the little bridge to the bars. - Margy

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  12. Unusual bridge and beautiful canal. Love the boat.

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