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Garden of Remembrance

 by Matthew Steele Image photographed by the author. Laid out on the site of the James Wyatt’s Church of St. Peter, built 1788-1794 and demolished in 1907[1], the Garden of Remembrance was designed in 1947 by Manchester’s former City Architect,

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Garden of Remembrance

 by Matthew Steele Image photographed by the author. Laid out on the site of the James Wyatt’s Church of St. Peter, built 1788-1794 and demolished in 1907[1], the Garden of Remembrance was designed in 1947 by Manchester’s former City Architect,

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Good news! St Jude’s church, Wigan,has been listed grade II

St Jude’s Roman Catholic Church, Poolstock Lane/St Paul’s Avenue, Wigan – Awarded Listed Building Status ‘St Jude’s was built in 1964-5 to designs by L A G Prichard & Son to serve a major new housing development. It is designed in a

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Good news! St Jude’s church, Wigan,has been listed grade II

St Jude’s Roman Catholic Church, Poolstock Lane/St Paul’s Avenue, Wigan – Awarded Listed Building Status ‘St Jude’s was built in 1964-5 to designs by L A G Prichard & Son to serve a major new housing development. It is designed in a

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is the naughty diocese of shrewsbury up to their old tricks?

photo: Aidan Turner Bishop ‘Shrewsbury?’ I hear you shout! Why are the Manchester Modernists banging on about Shrewsbury? Well, first a little history… the RC Diocese responsible for much of the Greater Manchester area is the Diocese of Salford, indeed

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is the naughty diocese of shrewsbury up to their old tricks?

photo: Aidan Turner Bishop ‘Shrewsbury?’ I hear you shout! Why are the Manchester Modernists banging on about Shrewsbury? Well, first a little history… the RC Diocese responsible for much of the Greater Manchester area is the Diocese of Salford, indeed

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Manchester’s Post War chapels, churches and chaplaincies

A few images from our recent tour of ‘Hidden Chapels’.     Manchester’s Post War chapels, churches and chaplaincies, a set on Flickr.

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Manchester’s Post War chapels, churches and chaplaincies

A few images from our recent tour of ‘Hidden Chapels’.     Manchester’s Post War chapels, churches and chaplaincies, a set on Flickr.

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March 2012: Manchester’s post-war chapels, churches & chaplaincies

This is a combined walk+bus ride led by Richard Brook, Senior Lecturer at the Manchester Architecture School. It’s jointly organized by the NW Group of the Twentieth Century Society and the Manchester Modernist Society. Booking essential – please click here to reserve your place. Saturday, March

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March 2012: Manchester’s post-war chapels, churches & chaplaincies

This is a combined walk+bus ride led by Richard Brook, Senior Lecturer at the Manchester Architecture School. It’s jointly organized by the NW Group of the Twentieth Century Society and the Manchester Modernist Society. Booking essential – please click here to reserve your place. Saturday, March

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William Temple Memorial Church, Wythenshawe

George Gaze Pace, 1963-5 – present day   George Gaze Pace is one of Britain’s finest post war church architects, and Manchester not has not one but two Pace churches. St Marks in Chadderton is a magnificent building but for

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William Temple Memorial Church, Wythenshawe

George Gaze Pace, 1963-5 – present day   George Gaze Pace is one of Britain’s finest post war church architects, and Manchester not has not one but two Pace churches. St Marks in Chadderton is a magnificent building but for

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Hidden Chapels 1 – Hulme Hall, JRG Seward, (of Cruickshank & Seward), 1968 – present

After december’s special investigations from Mr Rhead about the dastardly disappearance of notable public sculptures right under our very eyes, we decided to bring in the new year with the rediscovery of some hidden gems, right under our very noses!

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Hidden Chapels 1 – Hulme Hall, JRG Seward, (of Cruickshank & Seward), 1968 – present

After december’s special investigations from Mr Rhead about the dastardly disappearance of notable public sculptures right under our very eyes, we decided to bring in the new year with the rediscovery of some hidden gems, right under our very noses!