Benjamin Waterhouse

Place of Birth

  • Birth date    July-Sept 1890 at Stockport.
  • Baptism      7 September 1890 at Christ Church, Heaton Norris.
  • Married       1916 Sarah C Wallace at Stockport.
  • Death date  10 August 1959
  • Burial          Christ Church Woodford, Cheshire

The son of John William Waterhouse and Ann, Benjamin Waterhouse was born at Stockport in 1890 and was employed as an architect’s assistant in 1911. He was employed by Threlfalls Brewery as their resident architect between 1925 and 1935 after which he commenced practice on his own account while still retaining Threlfalls as a major client.


1925-1935    B Waterhouse, Architects Department Cook Street Brewery Salford
1936            B Waterhouse FMSA, Stand Lodge, Bramhall Lane, Bramhall, Cheshire
1937-1944    B Waterhouse 134 Deansgate

1891             Bamford Street Heaton Norris Stockport
1901             Cunliffe Street Stockport
1919             Benjamin Waterhouse AMSA 107 Edgeley Road Stockport
1922-1924    Benjamin Waterhouse AMSA 170 Edgeley Road Stockport
1929-1936    B Waterhouse FMSA, Stand Lodge, 186 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall, Cheshire
1959             B Waterhouse FRIBA, Stand Lodge, 186 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall, Cheshire

Death Notice    Manchester Guardian 12 August 1959 page 12

Buildings and Designs

Building Name District Town/City County Country
Rebuilding Royal Oak Hotel Barlow Moor Road Chorlton-cum-Hardy   Manchester  GMCA  England
Improvements “Duke of Edinburgh” (PH), Tatton Street, Salford   Salford  GMCA  England
Improvements: “ Half Way House” (PH) Ashton-under-Lyne   Ashton-under-Lyne  GMCA  England
Hotel, Weaste, Salford Weaste  Salford  GMCA  England
Electricity Transformer House Sandiway Bramhall Bramhall  Stockport  GMCA  England
“Green End Hotel” Mauldeth Road Levenshulme Levenshulme  Manchester  GMCA  England
Sherwood Hotel. Wilmslow Road Shawcross Street Fallowfield Fallowfield  Manchester  GMCA  England
“Benchill Hotel”(PH) Hollyhedge Road Wythenshawe Wythenshawe  Manchester  GMCA  England
“Hen and Chickens” (PH) Moston Moston  Manchester  GMCA  England
“Bee Hive Hotel” Church Road Higher Tranmere Birkenhead Tranmere  Birkenhead  Merseyside  England
Reconstruction “Rockwood Hotel” Albion Street Crewe   Crewe  Cheshire  England
Oakwood Hotel Lancaster Road / Swinton Park Road Pendleton Pendleton  Salford  GMCA  England
Cinema Barlow Moor Road Chorlton-cum-Hardy Chorlton-cum-Hardy  Manchester  GMCA  England
Essoldo/ Rivoli Cinema Mount Road Gorton Gorton  Manchester  GMCA  England
Park Hotel, Lowther Road/Gale Road, Prestwich   Prestwich  GMCA  England
“Land o’ Cakes Hotel” Great Ancoats Street/Lever Street Ancoats  Manchester  GMCA  England
Factory and Offices Medlock Street Chester Street Eagle Street Hulme Hulme  Manchester  GMCA  England
Reconstruction: “Smedley Hotel” Hendham Vale and Smedley Road Crumpsall Crumpsall  Manchester  GMCA  England
Extension: Marshall and Snelgrove. St Ann’s Street Manchester Central  Manchester  GMCA  England
Alterations to Factory Longley Lane Northenden Northenden  Manchester  GMCA  England
Heaton Park Hotel Middleton Road Bowker Vale  Manchester  GMCA  England
New Works Lyons Road and Tenax Road Trafford Park Trafford Park  Stretford  GMCA  England
“Green Bank Hotel” Victoria Avenue Blackley  Manchester  GMCA  England
Factory Urmston   Urmston  GMCA  England
"The Princess", Princess Road and Mauldeth Road West Fallowfield  Manchester  GMCA  England
“Haxby Hotel,” Yeadon Road and Haxby Road, Gorton Gorton  Manchester  GMCA  England