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Architecture of Lancashire

29 June 2009

1881 – Infirmary, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “The new infirmary at Bolton, which we illustrate, was commenced in the spring of 1879, and, in all probability, the building will be ready for occupation by autumn next....

29 June 2009

1881 – Chadwick Museum, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire

Architect: R. Knill Freeman “This museum is the gift of the late Dr. Chadwick, and was erected for the Corporation from the design of Mr. E. Knill Freeman, Bolton, selected in open competition....

29 June 2009

1906 – The Kings Hall, Bolton, Lancashire

Architect: Bradshaw & Gass

29 June 2009

1906 – Business Premises, Bradshawgate, Bolton, Lancashire

Architect: Bradshaw & Gass

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...