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Watts Warehouse, Portland Street, Manchester: the entrance

RIBA Ref No RIBA47930
Architect/DesignerTravis & Mangnall
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityManchester
Subject Date1858
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleVictorian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 204 Manchester (2)
OrientationLandscape
Colour InfoBlack and white
CreditArchitectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
SubjectWarehouses ; 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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