Beswick Cooperative Society Building, North Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester

Beswick Cooperative Society Building, North Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester
Photograph taken 27 August 2007 © Mr Peter Hyde. Source Historic England Archive ref: 454820

This building was built in 1912 by the Beswick Cooperative Society. It contains shops and a meeting hall. Beswick Co-operative Society was registered on 4 June 1892 and its first branch was opened on 25 January 1894 at the corner of Mill Street and Carruthers Street in Ancoats, Manchester. It traded in grocery, drapery, hardware, shoes and boots, butchering, furnishing, tailoring, coal, flour, baking and dressmaking. The society became a part of the Co-operative Retail Services in 1959.

Location

Greater Manchester Manchester

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

society welfare edwardian (1902 - 1913)