Site of Manchester’s first power station redesigned as ‘mid-century’ offices

22nd August 2023

Dickinson Street power station opened in 1893 but only last a few decades The site of Manchester’s first power station has reopened as offices in the heart of the city centre — and used mid-century design to inspire it. Linley House, a ten-storey 1960s building on Dickinson Street, off Portland Street, has been refurbished by architects MoreySmith. Originally, the site was home to Manchester’s first power station, designed by Dr John Hopkinson.

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