The Winter Gardens, 207-214, Marine Road Central, Morecambe - Lancaster

Theatre built in 1896, with a facade of red terracotta and brick. Major repair and refurbishment in 1998 with Historic England grant support to help weatherproof and stabilise the building. The theatre is owned and managed by the Friends of the Winter Gardens. The building been subject to lead theft. A survey of the fibrous plaster ceiling was carried out in February 2018, to result in a prioritised list of actions. Historic England continues to offer assistance and guidance to the Friends of the Winter Gardens.

The Winter Gardens, 207-214, Marine Road Central, Morecambe - Lancaster
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: THE WINTER GARDENS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1025280
  • Local Planning Authority: Lancaster
  • Site Type: Recreational > Music speech and dance venue

Location

  • Building Name: The Winter Gardens
  • Street Number: 207-214
  • Street Name: Marine Road Central
  • County: Lancashire
  • District / Borough: Lancaster
  • Parish: Morecambe
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Morecambe and Lunesdale
  • Region: North West

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Fair
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)
  • Designation: Listed Building grade II*, CA

Contact Details

Tamsin Cooke 0161 242 1422

Next steps

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