Basic Site Details

Name: Anfield football ground
City or county: Liverpool
Country: England
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Notes: Archibald Leitch's Main Stand of 1906 was his first in reinforced concrete, and probably the first in Britain, and was designed on the Hennebique system.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41894 Opened 
Item 2 of 41903  Anfield Road cover
Item 3 of 41906  Rebuilding, retaining original main stand and Anfield Road cover
Item 4 of 41 September 1906  Re-opened after rebuilding


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 1Archibald ('Archie') LeitchArchitect, Engineer 1906 Rebuilding, retaining original main stand and Anfield Road cover


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Everton Football ClubOriginal clients
Item 2 of 3Liverpool Football ClubClients from 1906 onwards
Item 3 of 3McKenna, John - chairman of Liverpool Football ClubClient in 1906


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Inglis, Simon2005Engineering Archie: Archibald Leitch - football ground designer London: English Heritagepp86-9