Royal Insurance Building, Liverpool, Merseyside

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Royal Insurance Building, Liverpool, Merseyside Conservation and transformation project OUR WORK HERE After standing empty for over 20 years, the Grade II* former Royal Insurance Building, in the heart of Liverpool, was converted to the luxury Aloft Hotel. This fascinating building, dating from 1903 has a granite and Portland stone façade that conceals a steel […]

St George’s Hall, Bradford

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St George’s Hall, Bradford Conservation and transformation project HISTORY OF THE BUILDING St George’s Hall, in the very heart of Bradford, is a well-loved landmark in the city. The building was designed by Henry Francis Lockwood and William Mawson in 1849. They were a formidable partnership, designing some of the most distinguished buildings on booming […]

St Vincent’s Church, Sheffield

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St Vincent’s Church, Sheffield Conservation and transformation project A LITTLE PIECE OF ITALY The history of St Vincent’s Church is a fascinating one. It sits in an area of the city known as the ‘Crofts’. At the heart of the iron and steel industry, the area was populated by Irish Catholics who were attracted by […]