This is the inside of Long Street Methodist Church as it was in 1907. It is now part of the Edgar Wood Centre in Middleton, Manchester, England. The stonework is a pinkish colour, the brickwork is a close match, the roof is brown while the bench in the foreground was stained sage green, an attractive colour contrast. Edgar Wood pioneered a style of church design which was both traditional and modern at the same time.
Marks and Spencer, 1963 Demolished after the IRA bombing of 1996, this building helped to demonstrate the structural integrity of the parabola. The wavy canopy was only made of 100mm thick reinforced concrete and was at the epicentre of the blast. Apparently more robust structures were completely decimated, whilst the canopy remained intact. This photo shows the clear formal language of the podium and tower configuration
The picture, taken in shows a steam packet boat moored at the Cathedral Landing Stage on the river Irwell. In two steam packet offices were built between Palatine and Victoria Bridges near Manchester Cathedral.
A beautifully proportioned and elegant gesellschaftsräumen (social room) designed by Edgar Wood in 1906. The cream and white decor is underpinned by complementary blue and brown of the floors. The round doorways are echoed in the ceiling, lighting and furniture.