Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Great Again!

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Great Again!

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Mr Wolstenholme's vision for the warehouse includes a taste of New York where its atrium space currently sits above ground level.

"We are aiming to turn that into our version of New York's high line," he said, referring to the famous raised parkland that runs along Manhattan's former railway from the old Oreo warehouse in Chelsea.

"That part of the building was originally the bit where trains come in at a high level to the warehouse, so Manchester was in fact the original.

"It will have gardens, a park, some restaurants and juice bars, a kids' play area.

"It will become a semi-public realm."

At the same time he said he was aware of calls among some Mancunians for the tunnels beneath the site - which stretch out into other parts of the city centre - to be opened up. …

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