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Unbuilt England

16 June 2013

1919 – Unbuilt Arch of Remembrance and Victory, Chiswick, London

Architect: Maurice B. Adams The local Council discussed how best to commemorate the dead of the recently ended war.. Rejecting the suggestion of a sunken bandstand on Turnham Green, the Council decided to...

01 May 2013

1920 – Design for a concrete church, Stanford-le-hope, Essex

Architect: John H. Beart Foss From The Building News, September 3 1920: “This Roman Catholic church consists of a wide nave and apsidal sanctuary, lit by a tall clerestory window above the flat...

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...

19 May 2013

1920 – Marsh, Jones, & Cribb Department Store, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Cackett & Burns Dick From The Building News, July 16 1920: “Messrs. Marsh, Jones, and Cribb, the well-known decorators and furnishers of Leeds, decided to erect new buildings, and offered substantial premiums...

20 May 2012

1920 – Proposal for Hydropathic Baths, Cleeve Hall, Cheltenham

Architect: Healing & Overbury Illustration published in The Building News, October 22 1920.

22 May 2011

1920 – St. Mary’s Church, St. Helens, Lancashire

Architect: W.D. Caroe Unbuilt design for St Mary’s Lowe Church in St. Helens. Caroe did design the completed church but with the exception of upper parts of the tower, the design had developed...

22 March 2013

1920 – Theatre & Winter Garden, Clayton Square, Liverpool

Architect: Robert Atkinson From The Building News, October 8 1920: “We illustrate from this year’s Royal Academy Exhibition the Picture House and Winter Garden which it is proposed to erect in Clayton Square,...

25 April 2013

1920 – Tobacco Warehouse, Victoria Docks, London

Architect: Sir Thomas Edwin Cooper Published in The Building News, July 30 1920: “At present it is proposed to erect only parts of this building, but Mr. Cooper has contrived that the first...