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Notes From College Bank


An ongoing project which documents the historic and social significance of the College Bank buildings in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Known locally as ‘The Seven Sisters’, College Bank is formed of seven high-rise social housing blocks, four of which have come under recent threat of demolition. 

Drawing from found imagery and photographs taken by my late Grandfather - M J Burgess - who, like me grew up in Rochdale, I’ve been working with past and present residents, to create a collective record of life in and around College Bank. 

This project is ongoing. If anyone wishes to share their stories of College Bank please get in touch, for contact see the the 'about' section on this website.

all images © ellie waters
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