Watts Warehouse, Portland Street, Manchester: the entrance

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RIBApix ref no RIBA47930
Architect/DesignerTravis & Mangnall
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1858
Image Date1960
Library ReferenceAP Box 204 Manchester (2)
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This twenty-three bay Eclectic style warehouse was built in 1855-1858 for S. & J. Watts, proprietor of the largest wholesale drapery business in Manchester. Scheduled for demolition in 1972, the building was saved and converted into the Britannia Hotel.

Subject tags

arches, entrances, cars, warehouses, arcades