Synagogue of Withington Congregation of Spanish and Portuguese Jews, Old Lansdowne Road, Didsbury - Manchester

Red brick synagogue of 1925-6 by Delissa Joseph under the supervision of Joseph Sunlight in the Art Deco/Neoclassical style of the time. The building appears to be generally in good condition but is suffering from some water ingress from concealed parapet gutters and failing downpipes. It has flat roofs which were not visible to inspect.

Synagogue of Withington Congregation of Spanish and Portuguese Jews, Old Lansdowne Road, Didsbury - Manchester
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: SYNAGOGUE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1246274
  • Local Planning Authority: Manchester
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Synagogue

Location

  • Building Name: Synagogue of Withington Congregation of Spanish and Portuguese Jews
  • Street Name: Old Lansdowne Road
  • Locality: Didsbury
  • County: Greater Manchester
  • District / Borough: Manchester
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Manchester, Withington
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II, CA

Contact Details

Peter Barlow 0161 242 1428

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England