Canada House, Manchester

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Canada House
Canada House, Manchester.jpg
Alternative names 3 Chepstow Street
General information
Type Originally packing warehouse - now office
Architectural style Art Nouveau
Address Canada House
3 Chepstow Street
Manchester
M1 5FW
Town or city Manchester
Country United Kingdom
Current tenants English Heritage, Puma
Completed 1909
Design and construction
Architect William 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 architect William 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 Heath Club.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Canada House, 3 Chepstow Street". English Heritage. 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