SJ8498 : Holyoake House

near to Manchester, Great Britain

Holyoake House
Holyoake House
The co-operative activist George Jacob Holyoake died in 1906 and the Co-operative Movement decided to commemorate him by building a permanent headquarters for the Co-operative Union. The building, designed by F. E. L. Harris, was erected in 1911 on Hanover Street and named Holyoake House. A plaque SJ8498 : Plaque to George Jacob Holyoake was erected outside the building dedicating the building to Holyoake's memory.

Holyoake House is grade II listed LinkExternal link
Holyoake House
After the co-operative activist George Jacob Holyoake died in 1906, the Co-operative Movement decided to commemorate him by building a permanent headquarters for the Co-operative Union. It was erected in 1911 on Hanover Street (also home to SJ8498 : CWS Hanover Building) and named Holyoake House. A plaque was erected outside the building dedicating the building to Holyoake's memory.

The building was extended in the 1930s, and the Training Centre on the top floor was destroyed by an incendiary bomb in the Manchester Blitz of 1940. It is a Grade II Listed Building (LinkExternal link British Listed Buildings)
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2012
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Wednesday, 28 November, 2012   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 29 November, 2012
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Business, Retail, Services 
Person (from Tags)
George Jacob Holyoake  F.E.L. Harris 
Date (from Tags)
1906  1911 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8419 9889 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.1890N 2:14.3838W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8416 9889
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