Albert Square

Local nameAlbert Square
LocationManchester, United Kingdom

Albert Square is a public square in the centre of Manchester, England.

It is dominated by its largest building, the Grade I listed Manchester Town Hall, a Victorian Gothic building by Alfred Waterhouse. Other smaller buildings from the same period surround it, many of which are listed.

The square contains a number of monuments and statues, the largest of which is the Albert Memorial, a monument to Prince Albert, Prince consort of Queen Victoria. The square, named after the Prince, was laid out to provide a space for the memorial in 1863–67. Work on the town hall began in 1868 and was completed in 1877.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Square,_Manchester

Coordinates 53°28'46.179" N -2°14'42.361" E

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