About GM10

10 Buildings

10 Boroughs

20th century Architecture in Greater Manchester

Here’s your mission.. the Manchester Modernist Society challenge you to seek out the top ten 20th century buildings in Greater Manchester, one from each Borough.

We will post your suggestions here, adding a new borough to our site each week. In May and June of 2017 we will take a bus trip to our top ten.

Email us : tweet us @modernistoc #GM10 : instagram us @modernistmag #GM10 :

or simply add your suggestions to the comments box at the bottom of each page.

And where better place to start than…Wigan

GM10 is a Modernist Society project and part of the Manchester Metropolitan University Humanities in Public Festival 2016/17

Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million.It encompasses one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Manchester and Salford. Greater Manchester was created on 1 April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972; and designated a City Region on 1 April 2011.

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Thanks to:

  • Jacob Critchley
  • Helen Darby
  • Jack Hale
  • Eddy Rhead


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