The Salvation Army in Manchester

The Salvation Army first came to Manchester in 1878.

Over the years there have been corps (Salvation Army term for local churches) in the following locations:

* Manchester I (Manchester Temple), Grosvenor Street, Chorlton-on-Medlock, 1879 to current. A modern Salvation Army building stands on the site now, and is called Manchester Central.
* Manchester II (Star Hall), Pollard Street, Ancoats, 1878. The corps met from 1879 to 1920 in the Round Chapel, in Every Street.
* Manchester III (Openshaw Citadel) (also known as the Poor Man's Palace), Dyer Street, 1879.
* Manchester IV (Miles Platting), Cash Street, 1880
* Manchester V (Bradford Road), Marcar Street, 1882 to 1924.
* Manchester VI (Newton Heath), Thorp Road, 1883
* Manchester VII (Gorton), Knutsford Road, 1883
* Manchester VIII (Harpurhey), Orpington Close, 1883 to 2006.
* Manchester IX (Hightown), Marlborough Street, 1885
* Manchester X (Hulme), Russell Street, 1885
* Manchester XI (Moss Side), Darnecombe Street, 1885
* Manchester XII (Longsight), South Street, 1886
* Manchester XIII (Greenheys), Chapel Street, 1886
* Manchester XIV (Collyhurst), Monsall Street, 1903
* Manchester XV (Higher Openshaw), Fairfield Road, 1903 to current.
* Manchester XVI (Droylsden), Greenside Lane, 1883
* Manchester XVII (Wythenshawe), Boothfield Road, 1937
* Denton, 1883
* Eccles Citadel
* Salford I, (Cross Lane), St Stephens Street, 1880
* Salford II, (Lower Broughton), Halton Street, 1882
* Salford III, near Infantry Barracks 1888 to 1900

Today the Salvation Army works out of centres at Manchester Central, Eccles, Harpurhey and Higher Openshaw.

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