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Architecture of North East England

12 July 2009

1910 – Municipal Buildings, South Shields, Durham

Architect: Ernest E. Fetch After many years of delay and debate about the best site for a new Town Hall to meeting the needs of the rapidly expanding Borough of South Shields, it...

07 July 2009

1910 – The Alliance Assurance Company, Newcastle upon Tyne

Architect: Newcombe & Newcombe

01 October 2013

1918 – Midland Rd. Infants’ School, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson From The Building News, January 29, 1919: “This school has recently been erected in the Midland Road, Manningham, for 250 infants. The front aspect is south- east, and entrances are...

01 October 2013

1918 – School for Crippled & Deaf Children, Bolton Rd., Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson Now a care centre for children with disabilities. From The Building News, January 1, 1919: “These school buildings have just been completed. They mark a further advance in the educational...

09 September 2013

1918 – Single Room Dwellings, Longlands, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson From The Building News, January 1, 1919: “This scheme provides for sixty-three single-roomed dwellings for the housing of 126 persons. The site occupied was formerly a very congested slum area,...

01 October 2013

1919 – Public Baths, Five Lane Ends, Idle, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: William Williamson Perhaps never constructed, but the site suggested is now in use for residential buildings. Published in The Building News, January 15 1919: “These baths are to be erected on a...

01 October 2013

1919 – War Memorial Lych Gate, St. Oswald’s Church, Guiseley, Yorkshire

Architect: Charles A. Nicholson Published in The Building News, September 12, 1919: “This lych gate will be erected at the north-west entrance of the churchyard, marking the approach to the old burial ground....

10 May 2013

1920 – Design for Alexandra Hotel, Bridlington, Yorkshire

Architect: Percy Bown Unbuilt extensions to the Alexandra Hotel – the central bock of nine-bays with a further three-bays to either side comprised the original hotel. Demolished in the 1970s after many years...

01 May 2013

1920 – Designs for Sheffield War Memorial Halls, Yorkshire

Architect: E. Vincent Harris An Architectural competition was held in 1920 to design a new muncipal building including a concert hall venue – and was won by E. Vincent Harris. Construction was delayed...