One of the Hulme's ubiquitous Eyre's No 78 hinged lids opens to reveal a brick inspection shaft. This drops down in the middle of the convergence of two intercepting sewers and splits to give access to a tiny viewing platform for each.

The 8ft sewer is the Work 10 that has flowed North, intercepting flows from Moss Side, Rusholme and Withington.

The larger 12ft Work 4 Interceptor comes from the East and is part of Outfall B, which is the major North/South sewer through the city and onto Davyhulme Works.

Looking downstream, the main overflow chamber of the Hulme Flume can just be made out. These crops show the view looking down to and back up from the Flume.

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