Spring Gardens is an important thoroughfare in Manchester city centre. This 'L-shaped street was formerly the centre of the north-westbanking industry, it hosts five Grade II listed buildings and is part of the Upper King Street conservation area.
Many notable buildings survive and are preserved, Spring Gardens being in the Upper King Street in a conservation area. In there are 5 buildings listed Grade II. 
Even nos. (west side)
Tootal house, John Radcliffe and Associates 1982 
Lowry House, with a 58 metre tower, Arthur Smith and Associates 1975-76 
Nos.60 and 62. A former warehouse, built in 1881-1883 by Alfred Waterhouse, then occupied by Minster Insurance. Grade II. 
Odd nos. (east side)
The Post Office, Cruikshank & Seward (1969). There has been a Post Office in Spring Gardens since 1623, this building was the largest post office in the north of England when built. The upper interior wall are lined with bold fibreglass panels, in the style of William Mitchell however the designer remains mysteriously anonymous.