Basic Site Details

Name: Parcel Post Office
City or county: Manchester
Country: England
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Notes: Listed Grade II
Built on a triangular site bounded on the south-west side by the River Irwell, on the north side by New Bridge Street, and on the south-east side by Mirabel Street, a site selected for its proximity to Victoria amd Exchange railway stations.

The Manchester office of H M Office of Works was housed in the building

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Post office  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Mirabel Street  
Item 2 of 2New Bridge Street  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11894   


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 3H M Office of Works (later Ministry of Works, Department of the Environment and Property Services Agency)Architectural practiceA1894  
Item 2 of 3William Thomas Oldrieve (sometimes William Thomas Oldgrieve)ArchitectA1894 Including the Manchester offices of H M Office of Works
Item 3 of 3John Thomas GalletlyArchitectAc. 1906 As Senior Draughtsman in H M Office of Works under William Oldrieve


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2English HeritageListed Buildings Register Grade II
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Thomas Galletly: L v17 no1276