Next phase of new tower

The top of Manchester airport's new control tower is due to be hoisted into place this afternoon.

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Top of tower hoisted into place

The crane lifts the top cap into position
The crane lifts the top cap into position Credit: Mel Barham, ITV Granada
The crane prepares to move the top cap
The crane prepares to move the top cap Credit: Mel Barham, ITV Granada

The top cap of Manchester Airport's new control tower is being hoisted into place this afternoon. Europe's biggest crane has been brought to the airport to help complete the operation.

Europe's highest crane in action
Europe's highest crane in action Credit: Mel Barham, ITV Granada

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