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Architecture of Lancashire

22 May 2010

1963 – Pilkington, St. Helens, Lancashire

Architect: Fry Drew The distinctive blue Pilkington Head Office, a Grade II listed building constructed in 1959-63 designed by Maxwell Fry and his wife Jane Drew.

06 May 2010

1887 – Parish Church, Woolton, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: Grayson & Ould Published in The Building News August 27th 1886. The population of Woolton village grew steadily in the 19th century and the previous church, constructed in 1826, was felt to...

04 May 2010

1895 – House for Dr. Brown, Higher Broughton, Manchester

Architect: Charles Heathcote Published in The Building News, March 1st 1895.

03 May 2010

1887 – St Pauls Church Schools & Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Lancashire

Architect: Darbyshire & Smith Published in The Building News, August 12th 1887.

15 March 2010

1867 – Offices & Shops, Lord St., Liverpool

Architect: H.H. Vale Published in The Building News, September 27 1867.

11 March 2010

1875 – Town Hall, Chorley, Lancashire

Architect: John Ladds & W.H. Powell A local landmark which has recently been restored. It includes a magnificent ballroom – known as the Lancastrian.

09 March 2010

1869 – New Municipal Offices, Liverpool, Lancashire

Architect: Edward Robert Robson From The Architect and Contract Reporter, May 29 1869: The Municipal Government of Liverpool has arrived at its present condition, power, and comprehensiveness, by slow degrees and through the...

23 February 2010

1881 – Liverpool School of Art, Lancashire

Architect: Thomas Cook First premiated design in architectural competition. “We illustrate this week the first premiated design, by Mr. T. Cook, architect, 12, St. George’s-crescent, Liverpool. The areas of the various rooms were...

01 February 2010

1873 – Wholesale & Fish Markets, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Speakman, Son and Hickson / Mangnall & Littlewood Manchester Corporation decided in the early 1870s to replace the city’s main fish market in Strangeways with a new one located near Shudehill, close...