Building Name

Extension to Spinners’ Hall St George’s Road Bolton

St George's Road
GMCA, England
New Build

SPINNERS’ HALL, BOLTON -The building incorporates the existing premises occupied by the Spinners Society, the extreme bay on the left being the part retained, and the new building has had to harmonise with that. The main entry under the tower in the centre will lead into a large crush-hall, with a corridor on the left and main staircase on the right and the subsidiary entrance in the side street gives access to the basement, and also to the crush-hall. Accommodation is provided on the ground floor for the following societies: The Spinners’, Carders, Weavers', Engineers'. Part of the first floor will have offices for the Carters’ and Labourers' Union, and the remainder of the same floor is to have the large assembly hall, capable of seating 750 people, with stage, artistes' rooms, cloakrooms, lavatories, etc, and the upper floor will have a caretaker's residence, and some spare rooms to be let as offices. In the basement there will be a minor hall for 300 people, a small hall for 160, and sundry storerooms, cellars, kitchen, and heating chamber. Messrs Potts and Hennings of Manchester and Bolton are the architects. [Building News 1 April 1910 page 443]

To Builders and Contractors in business in Bolton, Manchester, Reddish, Pendlebury, Hindley, Atherton, Tyldesley, Leigh, Farnworth, and Chorley. All contractors desiring to tender for the erection of an EXTENSION to the existing SPINNERS’ HALL, St George’s Road, Bolton, are requested to send their names to the architects, Potts and Hennings ARIBA 141 Bradshawgate, Bolton, not later than Wednesday 16 March 1910. A deposit of £2 2s. to be enclosed, which will be returned on receipt of a bone-fide tender. The lowest or any tender not necessarily accepted. Trade Union rates of wages must be paid for all work done. [Manchester Guardian 9 March 1910 page 1 – contracts]