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…)

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…)

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…)

The history of the Radio City Tower

Radio City Tower (also known as St John’s Beacon) is a broadcasting complex and observation structure in the centre of Liverpool. Construction started in 1965 and was completed in 1969.

The original concept of (more…)

How the Old Dee Bridge has bridged the era

As Chester’s oldest bridge, the Old Dee Bridge straddles the River Dee from Lower Bridge Gate and is on the route between England and North Wales. The original bridge dates from Roman times, and was rebuilt in medieval times, meaning the (more…)

A look at the Wirral’s lighthouses

To protect and guide shipping along Liverpool Bay and the River Mersey throughout its seafaring history, several lighthouses have been built in the Wirral area. Three of them are still standing today: (more…)

ArchitEx brings the architecture community together

Liverpool’s annual ArchitEx is being held on December 1st and 2nd December 2015 at St George’s Hall. With a program of 25 speakers and a large exhibition space, ArchitEx is the place for architects and those interested in architecture and buildings to (more…)

Lady Lever Gallery wins Heritage Lottery Fund cash

A scheme to restore the Lady Lever Art Gallery located in Port Sunlight has received an additional £1.2m in funding.

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) is providing nearly (more…)

Libeskind to design physics building for Durham

The Ogden Centre, Durham University’s centre for fundamental physics, has chosen the renowned architect Daniel Libeskind to design a new building that will house two of its institutes – one of which is concerned with particle physics, while the (more…)

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