Watts Warehouse, Portland Street, Manchester: the entrance
|Architect/Designer||Travis & Mangnall|
|Artist/Photographer||Galwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)|
|Library Reference||AP Box 204 Manchester (2)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Warehouses ; Arches ; Entrances ; Cars ; Arcades|
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.
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