01 March 2012 - 01 December 2012
5:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Pugin Centre, Lulworth House, High Street, Cheadle, Staffordshire, ST10 1AR
Launch of Pugin Bicentenary Celebrations 2012 and opening of Pugin Centre
The Staffordshire legacy of one of Britain's most famous architects is to be celebrated through a £200,000 project in Staffordshire led by Urban Vision North Staffordshire, the architecture and urban design centre.
This March sees the launch of the Pugin Bicentenary Celebrations 2012 and the grand opening of the 'Pugin Centre', a dynamic creative hub at the heart of the historic town Cheadle.
Celebrating of one of the foremost architects of the Victorian age, you can visit the Hardman furniture collection and the RIBA exhibition.
Born on 1 March 1812, AWN Pugin is best known nationally for his work on the Houses of Parliament, but Cheadle in Staffordshire is nationally recognised as 'Pugin land' for its 14 buildings designed by him, including Pugin's gem, St Giles, Cheadle.
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