DAILY EXPRESS BUILDING

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1218285
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1974
Statutory Address:
DAILY EXPRESS BUILDING, GREAT ANCOATS STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
DAILY EXPRESS BUILDING, GREAT ANCOATS STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Manchester (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 84745 98693

Details

MANCHESTER

SJ8498 GREAT ANCOATS STREET, Ancoats 698-1/17/450 (North East side) 03/10/74 Daily Express Building

II*

Newspaper offices and print works. 1939, by Sir Owen Williams. Steel frame with glazed curtain walling (roof not visible). Approximately rectangular plan parallel to street, with loading bay at rear. Functional style. Six storeys, the 2 top storeys each set back, 5 structural bays, with narrow 7-storey tower at left end; black glass in continuous bands and strips, with clear glazing between, all flush and the corners rounded. High ground floor press shop with full-height clear glazing, recessed entrance next to tower at left end. Cantilevered rail over 3rd floor carried round, another over set-back top floor. Tower has 7 tiered rectangular windows, and cantilevered roof deck with railings. Later addition to rear of rear loading bay, in matching style. Early use of glazed curtain walling. Very similar to its counterpart in Fleet Street, London.

Listing NGR: SJ8474598693

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
388153
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 14 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05363/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Joe Chippendale. Source Historic England Archive
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