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Architecture of Lancashire

10 June 2009

2002 – Urbis, Manchester

Architects: Ian Simpson Designed by the local firm Ian Simpson Architects and built in 2002, Urbis is located at the heart of Manchester’s redeveloped Millennium Quarter. Replacing a carpark in an area devastated...

10 June 2009

1939 – Daily Express Building, Manchester

Architect: Sir Owen Williams Sir Owen Williams impressive 1939 glass building on Great Ancoats Street in the Northern Quarter was a copy of its sister building on Fleet Street, London. It features typical...

10 June 2009

1967 – Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Architects: Frederick Gibberd In 1930 Sir Edwin Lutyens (1869-1944) was commissioned to provide a design which would be an appropriate response to the Giles Gilbert Scott designed Neo-gothic Anglican cathedral then emerging at...

10 June 2009

1925 – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

Architects: W. & T. R. Milburn

10 June 2009

1911 – Royal Liver Building, Liverpool

Architects: Walter Aubrey Thomas The Royal Liver Building is one of the city of Liverpool’s most recognisable landmarks. It stands 90 metres high and has 13 floors. It is one of the earliest...

10 June 2009

1892 – Victoria Building, University of Liverpool, Liverpool

Architects: Alfred Waterhouse

10 June 2009

1877 – Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

Architects: Sherlock & Vale The Walker is the major art gallery of Liverpool, which houses one of the largest art collections in England. Located on William Brown Street in a neo-Classical building, the...

10 June 2009

1875 – Wellington’s Column, Liverpool

Architects: George Anderson Lawton

10 June 2009

1839-46 Albert Dock, Liverpool

Architects: Jesse Hartley The Albert Dock in Liverpool, England, was opened in 1846 and was based on plans submitted in 1839 by the architect Jesse Hartley for a combined dock and warehouse system....