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Southport

11 May 2014

1898 – Wayfarers Arcade, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Hurst & Bolshaw The Arcade first opened in October 1898 and was originally called the Leyland Arcade, after Southport MP, Sir Herbert Leyland. The arcade was the idea of John Humphrey Plummer,...

15 March 2011

1874 – Skating Rink, Southport Winter Gardens, Lancashire

Architect: Maxwell & Tuke Designed by Maxwell & Tuke of Bury. Published in The Building News, December 24th 1875. The Winter Gardens were opened on 16 September 1874, on the sea front at...

30 October 2009

1888 – Business Premises, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Hurst & Bolshaw

13 October 2009

1879 – Southport Glaciarium & Ice Manufacturing Co., Lancashire

Architect: Bell & Roper One of the earliest artificial skating rinks in the world was constructed at Southport. The foundation stone was laid by Lord Clarence Paget on April 5th, 1877, it cost...

12 October 2009

1879 – Unbuilt Design for St. Luke’s Church, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Burder & Baker Interior and exterior views including ground plans published in The Building News, July 18th 1879. “Tms design was submitted by Messrs. Burder and Baker, in an open competition, and...

23 September 2009

1880 – Palace Hotel & Hydropathic Establishment, Southport, Lancashire

Architect: Mangnall & Littlewood Developed by the Southport Hotel Company (funded mainly by Manchester merchants), the Birkdale Palace Hotel was built on a 20 acre site fronting the Birkdale shore. The 200ft long...