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Architecture of Liverpool

05 January 2014

1934 – North John Street Ventilation Station, Liverpool

Architect: Herbert James Rowse Architect’s sketch proposal for ventilation station on Mersey tunnel. Grade II Listed building.

05 January 2014

1934 – Woodside Ventilation Station, Birkenhead, Lancashire

Architect: Herbert James Rowse One of six such installations serving the Queensway Mersey Tunnel, the Woodside Ventilation Station stands 150 foot tall. Like the other structures built for the tunnel, it was the...

05 February 2012

1943 – Plan for Liverpool around Lutyen’s Cathedral

Architect: Edwin Lutyens Lutyens’ unrealised vision for a re-arranged Liverpool centred around his uncompleted cathedral. The cathedral would have been a massive classical/Byzantine structure in brick and granite that would have become the...

10 June 2009

1967 – Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Architects: Frederick Gibberd In 1930 Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) was commissioned to provide a design which would be an appropriate response to the Giles Gilbert Scott designed Neo-gothic Anglican cathedral then emerging at...