Building Name

Levenshulme Public Offices

1897 - 1899
Stockport Road
GMCA, England
Levenshulme UDC
New Build
Burgess and Galt of Ardwick

LEVENSHULME - The new offices of the urban district council in Stockport‑road, Levenshulme, were opened on Friday. The building has a frontage of 75 feet to Stockport‑road, the front being of Ruabon brick, with Derbyshire stone dressings. A 10 feet wide entrance opens upon an octagon hall, which is 15 feet across. The council chamber and all the offices -including accommodation for the clerk, the surveyor, overseers, and sanitary inspector - and also a committee room, are reached from this hall, and behind are the caretaker's house, the stables, sheds, and a town's yard. A wide staircase leads to a public hall, 72 feet by 40 feet, provided with two retiring rooms. The electric light is installed throughout. The building was designed by the council's surveyor, Mr James Jepson, of Stockport, and the total cost has been about £6,000. [Building News 10 March 1899 Page 338]

The new Levenshulme town‑hall, in Stockport road, Levenshulme, Manchester, was opened last Friday in the presence of the council and a large number of ratepayers, the architect being Mr James Jepson and Co, of Stockport. The building was erected by Burgess and Galt, builders, Manchester, at a cost of £6,000. [Building News 10 March 1899 Page 360]

Reference    Building News 10 March 1899 Page 338
Reference    Building News 10 March 1899 Page 360