Building Name

Winter Pavilion and Skating Rink, Weymouth

1910 - 1911
Dorset, England
New Build

Messrs Mangnall and Littlewood, the designers of the Pavilion Theatre on Weymouth pier, have been commissioned to erect a building adjoining it as a Winter Pavilion. [16 September 1910 p395] This pavilion “will be open in a few weeks.” [Building News 30 September 1910 p492]

WEYMOUTH - The winter gardens and skating-rink which have been built as an annexe to the Pavilion Theatre at Weymouth, from the designs of the Pavilion architects, Messrs Mangnall and Littlewoods, of Manchester, were opened last week. [Building News 6 January 1911 page 52]

SKATING PAVILION, WEYMOUTH - A new pier skating pavilion has been opened at Weymouth. The work of this annexe to the Pavilion Theatre has been carried out under the supervision of the pavilion architects, Messrs. Mangnall and Littlewoods, of Manchester. The skating area is about 530 sq. yds., and it has a double wood floor, the upper surface being in maple wood in narrow widths. lined with felt between the two thicknesses of boards. There is a balcony communication all round the roof, which connects with the pavilion balcony, affording accommodation for 500 people, and two glass folding partitions, which open upon the asphalt rink outside. Three parts of the roof are covered with wire-woven patent glazing. [Builder 13 January 1911 page 53]

Reference        Building News 16 September 1910 Page 395
Reference        Building News 30 September 1910 Page 492
Reference        Building News 6 January 1911 page 52
Reference        Builder 13 January 1911 page 53