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Birkenhead

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...

11 March 2013

1867 – Albert Memorial Industrial Schools, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Architect: David Walker In 1864 Sir William Jackson donated land for the building of the Birkenhead industrial school. The school was to stand in the centre of the poorest area of Birkenhead –...

04 February 2011

1888 – Congregational Church & School, Oxton Rd., Birkenhead, Cheshire

Architect: Thomas W. Cubbon Perspective View published in The Architect, February 3rd 1888.

24 June 2010

1863 – Borough Hospital, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Architect: Walter Scott “The design is in the Italian style of architecture. The site selected is a piece of land fronting a hospital in Hamilton-street, and which has been found totally inadequate to...

05 May 2010

1886 – Birkenhead Public Abattoirs, Cheshire

Architect: Bleakley & Cubbon Published in The Building News, August 27th 1886. In 1885 Thomas Cubbon went into partnership with Alexander Bleakley, a fellow pupil, to form the Birkenhead and Douglas (Isle of...

16 June 2009

1888 – House, Oxton, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Architect: Thomas Cook & Son

16 June 2009

1884 – Wirral Childrens Hospital, Birkenhead, Cheshire

Architect: John E. Clarke Perspective View from Whitchurch Road. Published in The Builder, April 5th 1884.

16 June 2009

1882 – Birkenhead Town Hall, Cheshire

Architect: Charles Ellison When Hamilton Square in Birkenhead was designed in the early 19th century, a plot of land was made available for the siting of a town hall between Hamilton Street and...