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Unbuilt England

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...

10 May 2013

1920 – Unbuilt War Memorial, Bridlington, Yorkshire

Architect: P.M. Andrews & H.G. Blackford Following the end of the war in 1918, plans were made to commemorate the Bridlington’s fallen with a suitable memorial. A £100 first prize was offered for...

06 February 2011

1930 – Lutyens’ design for new Cathedral, Liverpool

Architect: Sir Edwin Lutyens Following the purchase of a site at Brownlow Hill in 1930, Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869–1944) was commissioned to provide a design which would be an appropriate response to 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...