Luton Heritage Forum

29-39 Manchester Street

Address : 29-39 Manchester Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0897021431

Site Status : Draft Local List

Conservation Area : This is in the Town Centre conservation area

Site Description : Manchester Chambers date 1914. A terrace of two storey, slated moderately pitched roof hipped on the return up Gordon Street. The ground floor is newly restored row of restaurants. Above is soft red brick with moulded architraves, cornices and three gablet triangular pediments all of classical English Baroque derivation, the spandrels filled with moulded brick scrollwork and escutcheon.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Architectural, Aesthetic and Artistic Interest; Group Value and Contribution to Built Environment

Site Location (OS map and aerial view)

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External Links

Bing Maps view - an angled aerial view centred on the current site, which is marked with a blue dot. Bing enables you to move round and view all four sides of the building (n.b. when viewing from other angles, the blue dot may not always indicate the correct building).

Francis Frith photo, c.1955 - a photo from about 1955 on the Francis Frith website which shows 29-39 Manchester Street (on the right of the photo).

Francis Frith photo, c.1955 - a photo from about 1955 on the Francis Frith website which shows 29-37 Manchester Street.

Wikipedia's Glossary of Architecture - you might find this helpful if you are not familiar with all the architectural terms used to describe this site. There are links to other glossaries on our Links page.

Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 29-39 Manchester Street and are all within about 200 metres :

Bute Street
43 Bute Street - The Engine Public House [Draft Local List]
47-53 Bute Street - Former Vyse’s Hat Factory [Draft Local List]
Cardigan Street
1-5 Cardigan Street - Cardigan Mews [Draft Local List]
2-6 Cardigan Street [Draft Local List]
George Street
Luton Town Hall [Grade II listed]
War Memorial [Grade II listed]
60 George Street [Draft Local List]
62 George Street [Draft Local List]
63 George Street [Grade II listed]
Guildford Street
50 Guildford Street [Grade II listed]
Manchester Street
11 & 13 Manchester Street [Draft Local List]
New Bedford Road
7 New Bedford Road [Grade II listed]
Upper George Street
Christ Church [Grade II listed]
Wellington Street
8 & 10 Wellington Street - 8-10 Wellington Street [Draft Local List]

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