Exploring inside Bootle Street police station before its closure, and a look around the long abandoned holding cells. Photos by Andrew Brooks.
Exploring around the Irwell border then up on the rooftops of Manchester for views around Deansgate
Farewell to a modernist monolith of Manchester. Exploring the former employment exchange on Aytoun Street during its final days.
Free walking tour of Chorlton Upon Medlock and Oxford Road. The route is a loop and starts near to Gorilla, ending just beyond that at the Temple.
Genius film set scattered around corners of the city, and some more ghost signs of a Manchester long gone.
An abandoned village with a difference - that being it's at the bottom of a garden in a suburb of Manchester.
I spent a week in San Sebastian. I lost the best roll of film to a jam in the machinery but I saved several, including a roll capturing official city colours - blue and white.
Looking for ghost signs and textures. Plus a peek inside the old Cebu cafe with its wood panelled walls before it becomes Gullivers' lounge.
An intimate history of life on the estates by Lynsey Hanley. Reviewed.
Exploring the culverted bridges that run underneath Rochdale with photographer Andrew Brooks.
An exclusive look at director George Haydock's short film Pomona Island, a documentary exploring the alternative countryside of the city.
Out and about this morning looking at strong colours and the 'boundary of the township of Manchester' sign. I wonder if Radio Cars have both a red and blue sign to avoid any football arguments...
Skyliner goes inside the abandoned air traffic control tower at Manchester Airport with photographer Andrew Brooks
Exploring the city edgelands. A look at Pomona's graffiti, waterways, rare plant life, and a delve into the archives to find the palace that exploded.
This roll includes yet more of Pomona, including rather a lot of fish. Also some shots of Stopford House, Tib Street and the Merseyway Murals
A trip to an abandoned theme park, and the tragic tale of Spreepark, Berlin and family that were torn apart over it.
The story of 82 Portland Street - a nameless totem pole of a building in the city centre.
Exploring Liverpool, Stockport, the arches of Castlefield and Pomona, and some William Mitchell pieces along the way.
The origins of the Northern Quarter, city centre living and the Night and Day noise war. Photos by Chris Bethell.
St Ann's Church has a secret, and it's locked up in their safe...Skyliner gets a peek inside.
An article previously written for Now Then Magazine, my most personal yet and an obituary of a town, rather than a person.
This morning I went for a walk from Old Trafford through to Market Street by way of the Bridgewater Canal. Here are some shots of my journey, and a couple extra that were on the roll.
Imagining the city's most fantastic plans and historical buildings under the fictional remit of architect Joseph Sunlight as head of the city planning department.
The anonymous murals of Spring Gardens post office. How do a series of huge brutal reliefs that squat just a few feet above the counter go unnoticed time and time again, and who made them?
Berlin, Liverpool and Manchester and a final look at the Salford Cranes a day before demolition
There are a few places I’ve seen on my travels that are perfect Skyliner fodder - notably abandoned theme parks. The first is Sommarland in Sweden.
Inside St Luke's crypt with the extraordinary man who uncovered it. We'll also discover Liverpool's first Liver bird.
A few photos from the last few sun drenched days around Manchester
In 2012 the CIS tower celebrated it’s 50th year and this year the new headquarters at Angel Place will open. In tribute and celebration Skyliner presents an exclusive look at the 1962 commemorative brochure.
A few days in London, Liverpool and back to Manchester and some very colourful walls from each.