Here is a miscellany of Greater Manchester heritage and Arts & Crafts news over July.…

Greater Manchester

Archaeologists uncover 270 bodies as part of Cross Street Metrolink works

Whitworth Art Gallery nominated for top architecture prize

Manchester Town Hall extension and Central library bag two national construction awards

School and homes plan given green-light on former MMU Didsbury Campus

Have your say on plans to re-develop Rochdale Town Hall

Historic bridge beneath Rochdale is revealed for the first time since Victorian days

Hope for London Road fire station as ‘several bids’ made to purchase it

Two bidders for London Road Fire Station revealed

Bolton Council hopes to finally sign off town hall plans

Bolton Council will “protect” historic buildings following protests over town centre plans

Woodland Trust buys majority of Smithills estate

Project to restore paupers graves in Horwich secures funding


Protected status for London’s British Library, opened in 1997

‘Character and heritage’ of post boxes to be preserved

Arts & Crafts Movement

Charles Rennie Mackintosh design is first confirmed exhibit for V&A Dundee

Restoration plans for Mackintosh building trigger art school rift over studio space

Cottage dream up for sale: A Mackintosh masterpiece

The Arts and Crafts House at Compton Verney

Book review: Arts & Crafts Stained Glass

Property of the Week: Woodlands on Birkby Hall Road in Birkby

Inside the Cambridge ‘time capsule’ house

Brierley’s own Arts and Crafts house is an architectural gem

Great Dixter in Sussex – A Quintessential English Style Garden

Colour project on the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow

Art Nouveau

Hoffmann brooches shine in Vienna auction

1900-1926 Lost streets of Old Paris

Italian Liberty – Art Nouveau photographic project

Art Deco

For sale: Art Deco Highgate flat by Arsenal stadium architect

Art Deco-ded: Explore south Mumbai’s timeless architecture

Demolition Begins on Former Art Deco Salerno Cookie Factory

Almost Demo-ed Art Deco Gem on Alton Coming Back to Life

Your Big Chance to Get Inside L.A.’s Amazing Art Deco Castle