Building Name

Radcliffe Library, Stand Lane, Radcliffe

1905 - 1907
Stand Lane
Radcliffe, Bury
GMCA, England
New Build
C Brierley of Bury

In the competition for the best design for Radcliffe’s new Carnegie Library the first prize of £50, offered by Radcliffe District Council, has been won by Mr H Lord, the second by Mr Adshead and the third by Mr David Bird, all of Manchester. Forty-nine designs were submitted and Mr G H Willoughby of Manchester was appointed assessor. Mr Lord’s design has been sent to Mr Carnegie. The building is to cost £5,000 and will be situated in Stand Lane. [Manchester Guardian 14 June 1905 Page 4 Column 6]

Reference    British Architect 24 March 1905 Page 200 - competition announced
Reference    British Architect 10 August 1906 Page x - tenders
Reference:   Manchester City News 1 May 1926 Page 2
Reference    British Architect 2 June 1905 Page 382
Reference    The Builder 3 June 1905 Page 600
Reference    Manchester Guardian 14 June 1905 Page 4 Column 6
Reference    British Architect 16 June 1905 Page 419 (Competitions)
Reference    Builder 24 June 1905 Page 683