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Briggs & Wolstenholme

06 May 2014

1899 – Selected Design for Royal Institution, Liverpool

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme The Liverpool Royal Institution was a learned society set up in 1814 for “the Promotion of Literature, Science and the Arts”. After the construction of the William Brown Library...

05 February 2014

1920 – Design for Elder, Dempster & Co., Liverpool

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme / Hobbs & Thornely Elder, Dempster & Co. were a shipping line and cargo agents based in Liverpool from the mid 19th century onwards. Elder Dempster Lines was the...

15 January 2013

1898 – Fire Station, Bootle, Lancashire

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme Unbuilt design for new fire station for the Bootle area. A six-bay fire station was constructed several years later to a more modest design. “The accompanying view is reproduced...

18 November 2009

1905 – Wallasey Town Hall, Lancashire

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme Unrealised designs for Wallasey Town Hall as published in The Building News August 4th 1905.

29 June 2009

1903 – Memorial Chapel, Blue Coat Hospital, Lancashire

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme, Hobbs & Thornely

29 June 2009

1901 – Police Courts and Fire Station, Blackburn, Lancashire

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme / Stones & Stones “The work is the conjoint production of Messrs. Briggs and Wolstenholme, of Liverpool and Blackburn, and Messrs. Stones and Stones, of Blackburn, and is the...

26 June 2009

1900 – Eastbourne Technical School, Sussex

Architect: Briggs & Wolstenholme Technical Institute & Public Library. Perspective view including plans published in The Building News, August 24th 1900. Unbuilt proposal for the school which opened in 1904, badly damaged by...

10 June 2009

1907 – Port of Liverpool Building

Architects: Hobbs & Thornely / Briggs & Wolstenholme On the exterior of this imposing Portland Stone building is a large drum and dome. Inside an octagonal hall rises to the dome, with galleries...