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Architecture of Leeds

04 February 2014

1898 – Queen’s Theatre, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Hope & Maxwell The Queen’s Theatre auditorium could accommodate 3,500 people, and as reported in the Leeds Mercury, ‘the interior decorations, and the appearance of the theatre will be found not only...

19 May 2013

1920 – Marsh, Jones, & Cribb Department Store, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Cackett & Burns Dick From The Building News, July 16 1920: “Messrs. Marsh, Jones, and Cribb, the well-known decorators and furnishers of Leeds, decided to erect new buildings, and offered substantial premiums...

17 May 2013

1873 – Premises, Boar Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Thomas Ambler From The Building News, December 19 1873: “This illustration represents one of tho new shops in the reconstruction of Boar-lane, in Leeds. The widening of this street has caused a...

01 May 2013

1874 – Commercial Buildings, Park Row, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Corson Published in The Building News, July 10 1874: “This building has been lately erected for Mr. Archibald Kamsden, for the purposes indicated above. The offices of the Royal Insurance Company...

28 February 2013

1871 – Selected design for Leeds Infirmary, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker The Infirmary was built in 1874 alongside the Leeds Union Workhouse. In 1915 both workhouse and infirmary were taken over as the East Leeds War Hospital; in 1925 it became...

26 February 2013

1863 – Design for new Infirmary, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: George Gilbert Scott Construction of the current hospital on its new site in Great George Street started in 1863 to the designs of Sir George Gilbert Scott. Before drawing up the plans...

31 January 2013

1868 – Mechanic’s Institute, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Cuthbert Brodrick Constructed as a lecture hall, and location for study, the Institute was later used as a concert hall, and has now been converted for use as Leeds Museum. The main...

28 January 2013

1873 – Warehouse, Wellington St., Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Walker Illustration published in The Building News, July 11th 1873: “Amongst this week’s illustrations we give a perspective view of a Leather Warehouse in course of erection in Leeds, and designed...

02 July 2012

1877 – Hyde Terrace, Leeds, Yorkshire

Architect: Dodgshun & Unsworth Perspective including ground & 1st floor plans published in The Building News, January 19th 1877.