Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd Fans?

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd Fans?

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Pink Floyd fans with an appetite for property development and plenty of money have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to resurrect a piece of the band's history.

An Edwardian mansion where an early version of the psychedelic rock group played a gig, and at which the cover of its fourth album was photographed, is for sale as a development opportunity with planning permission for two more houses, at £5.75m.

Trinity House is where the then obscure band The Tea Set played in 1965. It included the nucleus of the future Pink Floyd, including Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Roger Waters and Rick Wright.

Future member David Gilmour also played at the gig with his own band.

Pink Floyd was launched later that year and the group returned to Trinity House in 1969 to shoot the cover of their fourth album, Ummagumma, on which David Gilmour is pictured sitting in a chair in a doorway. …

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