The Society AGM on Saturday 23 October 2021

The Edgar Wood Society had a rewarding AGM on Saturday afternoon in the ‘Great’ hall followed by an enlightening talk by Lisa McFarlane, titled ‘The Challenge for Architects Specialising in Conservation’. Lisa is a RIBA Specialist Conservation Architect and Director of Seven Architects, past President of the Manchester Society of Architects and is a full …

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Heritage Open Days Come to a Close for Another Year

The Church and School Rooms were open for five half days during this year’s HODs, attracting both local and visitors from the wider region. The walk around the Conservation Area and the Edgar Wood properties on Sunday 12th September was over subscribed. A pre booked group of 22 were divided into two groups and starting …

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Heritage Open Days at the Long Street Methodist Church & Edgar Wood Rooms

Come and visit this beautiful building on the following dates Friday 10 September 1 – 4pm     Sunday 12 September 1 – 4pm Sunday 12 September 2pm  Leaving from the Church at 2pm a guided walk around the Conservation Area to view 9 listed buildings in the ‘Golden Cluster’. For full details https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/a-guided-walk-around-middleton-conservation-area Wednesday 15 September …

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Walking trip to Hale Cheshire 28th March

Edgar Wood designed many houses in Hale Cheshire over several years. His first was Halecroft dated 1890 and his last, Royd House dated 1914-16, he built for himself. In addition, we will also visit the parish church of St. Peter (1890-92) which contains glass by George Wragg who was a fellow member of the Northern …

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