The history of the Runcorn-Widnes Bridge

The Silver Jubilee Bridge, popularly known as the Runcorn-Widnes Bridge, crosses the River Mersey and the Manchester Ship Canal at Runcorn gap at Halton, connecting the Cheshire towns of Runcorn and Widnes.

The bridge is (more…)

How has New Brighton changed over the years?

The Wirral town of New Brighton is certainly an area that’s constantly on the move. Many of the original landmark buildings are no longer standing, but there are enough interesting old and new buildings to attract visitors to (more…)

An introduction to Brutalism

Buildings designed in the architectural style known as Brutalism are often dismissed as ‘ugly’, but is that fair. The truth is that some Brutalist buildings are now looked on with (more…)

A look at the Six Nations stadiums

The Six Nations rugby matches begin this weekend, with Wales, Scotland, France, Ireland, Italy and England locking horns to win the 2018 reprisal of this prestigious competition.

The stadiums that are (more…)

Seven architectural projects to look forward to in 2018

Several significant and innovative architectural projects due to be completed in 2018, with records broken along the way: Europe’s tallest (more…)

Five great places you can study architecture in the North West

If you want to study architecture in the North West of England next academic year, the deadline for applying for a course is coming up on (more…)

2017 in architecture – a review

This year has been a wonderful one for architecture, with many innovative designs from the world’s most talented architects. (more…)

What are Ellesmere Port’s listed buildings?

Ellesmere Port has a rich architectural history, and has many notable listed buildings. Here’s a look at a few of them: (more…)

A look at Chester’s new Storyhouse building

The new Storyhouse building project in Chester has converted the old art deco Odeon cinema, which closed in 2007, into a theatre, cinema and library.

The conversion, designed by (more…)

The pick of buildings showcased at Heritage Open Days

Every September, the Heritage Open Days festival highlights thousands of lesser known historical buildings, including ones in (more…)

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