Canada House, Manchester

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Canada House
Canada House, Manchester.jpg
Alternative names3 Chepstow Street
General information
TypeOriginally packing warehouse - now office
Architectural styleArt Nouveau
AddressCanada House
3 Chepstow Street
Manchester
M1 5FW
Town or cityManchester
CountryUnited Kingdom
Current tenantsEnglish Heritage, Puma, Axon Moore
Completed1909
Design and construction
ArchitectW & G Higginbottom

Canada House is an Art Nouveau-style office building on Chepstow Street in Manchester, England. Constructed originally as a packing warehouse, the building opened in 1909. Designed by local architects W & G Higginbottom (brothers Walter and George Harry Higginbottom), the building has features consistent with art nouveau and has a terracotta exterior.

Canada House is one of many warehouses in Manchester alongside Watts Warehouse, Asia House, India House and Churchgate House. Canada House is a Grade-II listed building. [1]

The building was extensively renovated during the 1990s.[2] Tenants of Canada House include English Heritage who have their North West office at the building,[3] sportwear company Puma and a Bannatyne Health Club.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Historic England. "Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street (1208597)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2012-09-11.
  2. ^ "Canada House". Roger Stephenson Architects. Retrieved 2012-09-11.
  3. ^ "Contact the North West Office". English Heritage. Retrieved 2012-09-12.
  4. ^ "Puma doubles Manchester office layout". Morgan Lovell. 9 April 2008. Retrieved 2012-09-11.

Coordinates: 53°28′32″N 2°14′36″W / 53.47549°N 2.24337°W / 53.47549; -2.24337