Port of Liverpool Building (or 'Dock Offices'), Pier Head, Liverpool, as seen in October 1904 while under construction

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RIBApix ref no RIBA46473
Architect/DesignerBriggs & Wolstenholme
Hobbs, Frederick Brice (1862-1944)
Thornely, Sir Arnold (1870-1953)
CountryUK: England
CityLiverpool
Subject Date1907
Image Date1904
ViewExterior
StyleEdwardian
MediumPhotomechanical print
Library ReferencePeriodicals
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes SOURCE: Builders' Journal & Architectural Record, vol. 20, 1904 Dec. 28 supplement [The architectural and building events of 1904], p. 25 NOTES: The design for the Port of Liverpool Building (formerly Mersey Docks and Harbour Board Offices, more commonly known as the Dock Office) was won in competition by Briggs & Wolstenholme with Arnold Thornely and F. B. Hobbs. Built in 1904-1907, the structure is of steel encased in concrete, with a facing of Portland stone.

Subject tags

office buildings, steel, riverside buildings, construction sites, scaffolding, docks