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Meet: Malmaison Hotel, Piccadilly.
Heading west from Piccadilly, the canals under the city streets flow towards Britain’s grand canal junction at Castlefield where four waterways cross. This is a spectacular stroll along the waterways of Manchester invoking a host of stories industrial and architectural, anecdotal and incidental.
Possible Route: Malmaison – Paradise Wharf – under Piccadilly – the Venetian-styled Crown Court – Canal Street – Gay Village – Bloom Street power station – under Oxford Street – Lee House – the Ritz – Manchester & Salford Junction Canal detour – Hacienda – Roman fort – Duke’s 92 – Castlefield Canal Basin – Bridgewater Canal detour – collapse into Knott Bar.