You can't help but look upwards in Henry Square, as it is dominated by the 120 foot high Byzantine-style tower of the Old Swimming Baths.
There are various views about what should happen to this iconic 140-year old building, for which many Ashtonians hold much affection. The problem is finding a suitable new use for the huge building, which stands in the St Petersfield redevelopment area.
The tower helps to frame the clouds that hang low in the otherwise clear sky.
Clicking on the photo to see the larger version will show a distant glimpse of the Pennine moorland above Stalybridge.
See Google Aerial View of this location before the new building was constructed.
See fairly recent LiveSearch Birds Eye View of this location.
Sky Watch is the regular Friday feature on this photo blog. It links with websites all over the world with the general theme each week of looking upwards. Please take the opportunity to visit some of these other sites. I hope some new visitors have found their way here today, watching the skies!
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