River Irwell

The latest Superlative Walk took place around Salford today, starting and finishing in Manchester, at Victoria Station. Amongst other places we visited the site of the Battle of Bexley Square, where on 1st October 1931 Trade Unionists rallied to protect against injustice to the working class people of Salford. 

Then we walked around the attractive campus of Salford University and near there found an extra superlative - Joule House, where James Prescott Joule lived and worked. Joule was the physicist who established the principle of the mechanical equivalent of heat and gave his name to the unit of energy - the Joule.

Then after admiring the fine houses in and near to the original Coronation Street and visiting Ordsall Hall, we walked back along the Manchester Ship Canal/River Irwell to Manchester.

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