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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Tower takes shape

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Top of tower hoisted into place

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

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  • Tower takes shape

    One of Europe’s largest crane’s has been used to hoist a massive structure on top of the new control tower at Manchester airport.