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Manchester

20 May 2014

1898 – Horrockes, Crewdon & Co, Piccadilly, Manchester

Architect: Charles Heathcote “We give an illustration of the warehouses now in course of erection, Piccadilly, Manchester, for Messrs. Horrockses, Crewdson, and Co. The building is fireproof throughout, and lined with glazed bricks...

01 May 2014

1899 – Mission Building, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “This design was one submitted by Messrs. Woodhouse and Willoughby, F.R.I.B.A., of Manchester, last year, in a limited competition, but without a professional assessor, under the motto “Evangel.” The...

01 May 2014

1915 – Lloyds Bank, Manchester

Architect: Charles Heathcote & Sons The grand baroque Lloyd’s Bank is one of the the most imposing banks in Manchester. In a fine corner setting, this huge banking hall was completed in 1915...

01 May 2014

1910 – Design for Manchester Art Gallery

Architect: Warwick & Hall Ever since Manchester Corporation first took over the City Art Gallery in 1882 there have been plans to extend the premises. Finally in 1994, a competition was held, and...

20 May 2013

1898 – Holland Street School, Ancoats, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Woodhouse & Willoughby “For this work a limited competition was instituted in 1894, and we now publish the design adopted by the board. The building provides for a mixed and infant school...

16 May 2013

1876 – St John Chrysostom’s Church, Victoria Park, Manchester

Architect: George T. Redmayne The building is in the early English style, and was built to the design of George T. Redmayne, who also designed the College of Art in Cavendish Street, Manchester,...

12 February 2013

1868 – Warehousemen and Clerks’ Orphan Schools, Manchester

Architect: Ernest Bates Formed as The Manchester Warehousemen and Clerks’ Orphan Schools in 1855, moved to this site in 1869, and now known as Cheadle Hulme School. From The Building News: “ONE of...

08 November 2012

1857 – Art Treasures Exhibition Building, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Francis Fowke & Edward Salomons A temporary exhibition structure built to hold the ‘Art Treasures of Great Britain” from 5 May to 17 October 1857. The idea for an exhibition in Manchester...

08 November 2012

1864 – Assize Courts, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Designed by Alfred Waterhouse in the neo-Gothic style, construction began in 1859 and was completed in 1864. This was Waterhouse’s first major commission, won by open competition, and the nearby...