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 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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Edgar Wood Society Committee Meeting 7.00pm, 13th January 2021

The next Edgar Wood Society Committee Meeting is at 7.00pm, 13th January 2021. The meeting will take place on Zoom owing to the Covid-19 lock down. Agenda 1. APOLOGIES 2. APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF LAST MEETING 3. ARTS & CRAFTS CHURCH AND EDGAR WOOD ROOMS 4. CULTURE RECOVERY FUND ROUND 2 5. EVENTS PROGRAMME 2021 …

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Edgar Wood Society AGM postponed till next year!

We are deferring this year’s Annual General Meeting, which was due to take place on 24th October, until next year when, hopefully, the Covid-19 situation will be much brighter. Members will be receiving annual reports by email shortly. Unless, any of the present committee or post holders wish to stand down, we will simply ‘carry …

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Helping out at Greystoke, Hale

The Edgar Wood Society has been working with the architectural team of Greystoke’s new owner and Trafford Council’s planning and conservation officers on how best to conserve this wonderful Edgar Wood designed house in Hale. Greystoke is named after the picturesque Cumbrian village. It has an impressive blend of art nouveau sensibility, the character of …

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Lottery Heritage Scheme Completed

This week Maureen put her final touches to our returns to Lottery Heritage Fund for the Edgar Wood Society website outreach project, which has now formally ended. The project included creating this website, its online Image Compendium, training, new photographs of Edgar Wood buildings and a series of successful events held during 2019. A big …

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