Leading lights remembered at First Street

ASK Developments is naming the main square at its First Street scheme after the late journalist and record label boss Tony Wilson.

It is part of a naming strategy that will see roads in the large mixed-use scheme off Whitworth Street taking the names of other talents from the city.

Tony Wilson was a Granada TV journalist who went on to set up Factory records which championed bands such as New Order and the Happy Mondays. Factory and New Order set up the Hacienda nightclub in a now demolished building oposite t... For the full story register now for free or login below...

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