Giant Vimto Bottle In Manchester

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Anybody know what the story is behind the giant Vimto bottle in Manchester? It is situated, off Sackville Street (on some green space), next to the railway bridge, between Oxford Rd and Deansgate stations.
 
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Kerry Morrison did artistically produce one of these in the early 1990's to commemorate the Manchester connection with the firm of John Nichols, who produced the first Vimto product in Granby Row in 1908 and Manchester University offered a site for it in Granby Row.

Would the one that you describe be anything to do with this one ?
 
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Kerry Morrison did artistically produce one of these in the early 1990's to commemorate the Manchester connection with the firm of John Nichols, who produced the first Vimto product in Granby Row in 1908 and Manchester University offered a site for it in Granby Row.

Would the one that you describe be anything to do with this one ?
If it's by the railway bridge, yes. I may have got the street name wrong, though. There are some giant pieces of fruit, in front of it (if that helps)?
 

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Found it. Must have walked past it a few times although to be fair I'm more familiar with the other end of Sackville Street :P.
What, you mean you use that Branch of Natwest, or do you mean the bar named after you down Richmond Street?

For some more info to the thread, the VIMTO has since been restored and moved slightly after extensive vandalism in recent years, it is now restored and resited with a fresh coat of paint in a slightly different place after the refits we're currently going through on the UMIST campus.

(As well as completely gutting two massive buildings to remove asbestos)
 
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