Manchester City Council

Councillor Sheila Newman

Our sympathies are with the family and friends of Councillor Sheila Newman, Executive Member for Children’s Services and current Lady Mayoress of Manchester, who passed away on Sunday.

Read our tribute.


Sports, leisure & the Arts Historical buildings and landmarks

The Temple

The ornamental temple sits at the highest point in Manchester. It was designed in 1800 and we believe it was first used as an observatory by Sir Thomas Egerton, the first Earl of Wilton.

A photo of the Heaton Park Temple

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