Books + Reports

  1. Ahrends Burton and Koralek (1991)

    Ahrends Burton and Koralek

    (London: Academy Editions)

  2. Ashworth, W. (1954)

    The Genesis of Modern British Town Planning. A Study in Economic and Social History of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

    (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd.)

  3. Atkins, P. (1976)

    Guide Across Manchester. A tour of the city centre, including the principal streets and their buildings

    (Manchester: Civic Trust for the NorthWest)

  4. Ayres, J. (1973)

    Architecture in Bradford

    (Bradford: Watmoughs Limited for Bradford Civic Society)

  5. Ball, W.B. (1983)

    M63. Motorway through a Town

    (Congleton: Old Vicarage Publications)

  6. Bamford, P. (1995)

    Manchester, 50 years of change

    (London: HMSO)

  7. British Association for the Advancement of Science (1962)

    Manchester and its Region

    (Manchester: Manchester University Press for the British Association)

  8. Brumhead, D. (1981)

    Castlefield: Britain's first urban heritage park

    (Manchester: Manchester Region Industrial Archaeology Society)

  9. Buchanan, C. (1963)

    Traffic inTowns: A study of the long term problems of traffic in urban areas

    (London: HMSO)

  10. Canniffe, E. & Jefferies, T. (1998)

    Manchester Architecture Guide

    (Manchester: Manchester Metropolitan University Press)

  11. Cantacuzino, S. (1978)

    Wells Coates. A Monograph

    (London: Gordon Fraser)

  12. Cantacuzino, S. (1981)

    Howell Killick Partridge & Amis: architecture

    (London: Lund Humphries)

  13. Chermayeff, S. (1938)

    The New Research Laboratories of Imperial Chemical Industries Limited

    (Birmingham: Kynoch Press)

  14. Cherry, G.E. (1974)

    The Evolution of British Town Planning

    (London: Leonard Hill)

  15. City of Manchester (1965)

    Hulme 5 Redevelopment: report on design October 1965

    (Manchester: Manchester City Council)

  16. City Planning Department (1966)

    A New Community. The redevelopment of Hulme

    (Manchester: Manchester City Council)

  17. Clawley, A. (2011)

    John Madin

    (London: The Twentieth Century Society)

  18. Cullen, G. (1961)

    The Concise Township

    (London: Architectural Press)

  19. Deakin, D. (1989)

    Wythenshawe; The Story of a Garden City

    (Chichester: Phillimore & Co. Ltd.)

  20. Dingle, P.B. & Nicholas, R. (1961)

    City and County Borough of Manchester: Manchester Development Plan: Written Statement

    (Manchester: Manchester City Council)

  21. Fairbairn, W. (1836)

    Observations and Improvements of the Town of Manchester, particularly as regards the importance of blending in those improvements, the chaste and beautiful with the ornamental and useful

    (Manchester: Robert Robinson, St. Ann?s Place)

  22. Forsyth, A. & Gray, D. (1988)

    Lyons Israel Ellis Gray. Buildings and Projects 1932-1983

    (London: The Architectural Association)

  23. Frangopulo, N.J. (1977)

    Tradition in action: the historical evolution of the Greater Manchester County

    (Wakefield: EP Publishing)

  24. Fry, Drew & Partners (1965)

    United Manchester Hospitals: Basic Master Plan

    (London: Fry, Drew & Partners)

  25. Geddes, P. (1915)

    Cities in Evolution

    (London: Association for Planning and Regional Reconstruction)

  26. Glendinning, M. & Muthesius, S. (1994)

    Tower block : modern public housing in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

    (London: Yale University Press)

  27. Gosling D. & Maitland, B. (1976)

    Design and Planning of Retail Systems

    (New York: Whitney Library of Design)

  28. Greater Manchester Council (1975)

    County Structure Plan. Report of Survey: Transportation

    (Manchester: Greater Manchester Council)

  29. Green, L.P. (1959)

    Provincial metropolis: the future of local government in South-East Lancashire; a study in metropolitan analysis

    (London: Allen & Unwin)

  30. Greenleaf, W.H. (1983)

    The British Political Tradition. Volume Two: The Ideological Heritage

    (London: Methuen)

  31. Hands, D. & Parker, S. (2000)

    Manchester - A guide to recent architecture

    (London: Ellipsis)

  32. Harper, C. (1947)

    Manchester - City of Achievement

    (London: Thomas Skinner)

  33. Hayes, J., City Engineer (1968)

    Manchester City Centre Road

    (Manchester: City of Manchester Corporation)

  34. Heath, P.M. (1922)

    A record of the town planning exhibition, held in the Town Hall, Manchester, Oct. 9th to 17th, 1922

    (Manchester: Joint Town Planning Advisory Committee)

  35. Hill, G.N. (1933)

    Site Planning and Roads and Small House Design. Memorandum

    (Manchester: Manchester Corporation Town Planning and Buildings Committee)

  36. Hitchins, S. (1978)

    Fry, Drew, Knight, Creamer: Architecture

    (London: Lund Humphries)

  37. Hughes, Q. (1969)


    (London: Studio Vista)

  38. Isaacs, R. (1991)

    Gropius: An Illustrated Biography of the Creator of the Bauhaus

    (Boston: Bulfinch Press)

  39. Joint Venture Study Group (1981)

    Central Station: Proposals for Regeneration

    (Manchester: Joint Venture Study Group)

  40. Joseph Rowntree Foundation (1991)

    Views from the Crescents

    (Manchester: Hulme Views Project)

  41. Kennedy, M. (1971)

    The History of the Royal Manchester College of Music

    (Manchester : Manchester University Press)

  42. Kitchen, T. (1997)

    People, Politics, Policies and Plans: the city planning process in contemporary Britain

    (London: Paul Chapman)

  43. Lambert, S. (1963)

    New Architecture of London. A Selection of Buildings since 1930

    (London: The Architectural Association)

  44. Larkham P.J. & Lilley, K.D. (2001)

    Planning the 'City of Tomorrow'. British reconstruction planning, 1939-1952: an annotated bibliography.

    (Pickering: Inch's Books)

  45. Maitland, B. (1985)

    Shopping Malls: Planning and Design

    (London: Nicholas Publishing Company)

  46. Manchester and District Joint Town Planning Advisory Committee (1924)

    Constitution And Functions

    (Manchester: Manchester and District Joint Town Planning Advisory Committee)

  47. Manchester City Council (1984)

    Manchester City Centre Local Plan

    (Manchester: Manchester City Council)

  48. Manchester Corporation (1967)

    Joint report on car parking in central Manchester

    (Manchester: City of Manchester)

  49. Manchester Corporation City Planning Department (1981)

    Housing and Urban Renewal in Manchester. A Short History

    (Manchester: City Planning Department)

  50. Manchester Housing Development Group (1967)

    Urban Renewal Manchester

    (Manchester: Manchester Corporation Housing Committee)

  51. Manchester University Settlement (1932)

    Some Social Aspects of Pre-War Tenements and Post War Flats

    (Manchester: Manchester and District Regional Survey Society)

  52. McCallum, Ian (1951)

    A Pocket Guide to Modern Buildings in London

    (London: The Architectural Press)

  53. McCawley, J.A. (1965)

    Manchester, Mart of Nations

    (Cheltenham : Ed. J.Burrow & Co.)

  54. McKean, C. & Jestico, T. (1976)

    Guide to Modern Buildings in London 1965-75

    (London: Warehouse Publishing Limited)

  55. Millar, J.S. (1967)

    Manchester City Centre Map 1967

    (Manchester: City and County Borough of Manchester)

  56. Millar, J.S. (1965)

    Manchester Corporation. City Planning Department 1964-65

    (Manchester: City of Manchester)

  57. Millar, J.S. (1967)

    Manchester Corporation. City Planning Department 1965-67

    (Manchester: City of Manchester)

  58. Nicholas, R. J. (1945)

    Manchester and District. Regional planning proposals

    (Norwich: Jarrold & Sons Ltd.)

  59. Nicholas, R. J. (1945)

    City of Manchester Plan 1945

    (Norwich: Jarrold & Sons Ltd.)

  60. Nicholas, R.J. & Dingle, P.B. (1951)

    Manchester Development Plan

    (Manchester: City and County Borough of Manchester)

  61. Nicholas, R.J. & G. Maunsell & Partners (1963)

    Link Road 17/7. Report on Elevated Structure

    (Corporation of Manchester)

  62. Nicholas, R.J. & Hellier, M. J. (1947)

    An Advisory Plan

    (Manchester: South Lancashire and North Cheshire Advisory Planning Committee)

  63. Pace, P.G. (1990)

    The Architecture of George Pace, 1915-75

    (London: Batsford)

  64. Parkinson-Bailey, J.J. (1996)

    Sites of the City, Manchester: Essays on Recent Buildings by their Architects

    (Manchester: Faculty of Art & Design, Manchester Metropolitan University)

  65. Parkinson-Bailey, J.J. (2000)

    Manchester: An Architectural History

    (Manchester: Manchester University Press)

  66. Pevsner, N. (1971)


    (London: Penguin)

  67. Pevsner, N., Hyde, M. & Hartwell, C. (2004)

    Lancashire: Manchester and the South East

    (London: Yale University Press)

  68. Planning Advisory Group (1965)

    The Future of Development Plans

    (London: HMSO)

  69. Powell, K. [ed.] (2002)

    Collaborations. The Architecture of ABK

    (London: August)

  70. Powers, A. (1991)

    Serge Chermayeff: Designer, Architect, Teacher

    (London: RIBA Publications)

  71. Priestly, J.B. (1937)

    Manchester ... Heart of the Industrial North

    (Manchester: The Manchester Chamber of Commerce)

  72. Pritchard, F. (1988)

    Dance Band Days around Manchester

    (Manchester: Neil Richardson)

  73. Ravetz, A. (1986)

    The Government of Space: Town Planning in Modern Society

    (London: Faber)

  74. Reed, D. & Opher, P. (1977)

    New Architecture in Oxford

    (Oxford: Oxford Polytechnic)

  75. Schofield, N.H. (1970)

    Planning Handbook County Borough of Stockport

    (London: Pyramid Press)

  76. SELNEC Passenger Transport Executive (1973)

    Public Transport Plan for the Future

    (Manchester: SELNEC PTE)

  77. Sharp, D. (1969)

    City Buildings Series: Manchester

    (London: Studio Vista)

  78. Sharp, T. (1940)

    Town Planning

    (London: Penguin)

  79. Simon, E.D. (1936)

    Manchester Made Over

    (London: P.S. King & Son Ltd.)

  80. Simon, E.D. (1929)

    How to Abolish the Slums

    (London: Longmans Green & Co.)

  81. Simon, E.D. (1922)

    The Smokeless City

    (London: Longmans Green & Co.)

  82. Simpson, I.M. (1975)

    A Building Stones Guide to Central Manchester

    (Manchester: Department of Extra-Mural Studies, University of Manchester)

  83. South-East Lancashire and North-East Cheshire Area Highway Engineering Committee (1962)

    SELNEC A Highway Plan

    (Manchester: SELNEC Committee)

  84. Stratton, M. (1997)

    Structure and Style: Conserving Twentieth Century Buildings

    (London: Taylor & Francis)

  85. Taylor, S. & Holder, J. (2008)

    Manchester's Northern Quarter

    (London: English Heritage)

  86. Tubbs, R. (1958)

    Year One

    (Manchester: Granada)

  87. Turner, G. (1967)

    The North Country

    (London: Eyre & Spottiswoode)

  88. Wall, A. (2005)

    Victor Gruen: from Urban Shop to New City

    (Barcelona: Actar)

  89. Warford, S. [ed.] (1978)

    The Making of a Polytechnic Building: All Saints Building

    (Manchester: Manchester Polytechnic)

  90. White, H.P. [ed.] (1980)

    The Continuing Conurbation. Change and Development in Greater Manchester

    (Farnborough: Gower Publishing Co. Ltd.)

  91. Whittam, W. (1986)

    Fairhursts Architects: The History of a Manchester Practice

    (Manchester: Department of History of Art and Design, Manchester Polytechnic)

  92. Williams, G. (2003)

    The Enterprising City Centre. Manchester's Development Challenge

    (London: E. & F.N. Spon)

  93. Williams, R.J. (2004)

    The Anxious City: Ideology and the Public Realm

    (London: Routledge)

  94. Williams, W.C. (1888)

    Sketches of Fallowfield and the Surrounding Manors

    (Manchester: John Heywood)

  95. Wilson, H. & Womersley, L. (1967)

    Manchester Education Precinct: The Final Report of the Planning Consultants 1967

    (Manchester: City of Manchester Corporation)

  96. Wilson, H. & Womersley, L. (1975)

    MEP 1974: A summary of the plan

    (Manchester: Manchester City Council)

  97. Wilson, H. & Womersley, L. (1974)

    The Sports Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester: Final Design Scheme Report

    (Manchester: Wilson & Womersley)

  98. Wilson, H. & Womersley, L. (1964)

    Manchester Education Precinct. The Interim Report of the Planning Consultants


  99. Zelezny, J. (2012)

    Jan Bocan

    (Prague: Clovek a prostor)


  1. 150th Anniversary Celebrations

    The University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology
    Printed by C. Nicholls & Co.
    Designed by Paul Bailey, Design Unit
  2. A Cathedral Reborn. Coventry 1962

    The Cloister Press. Heaton Mersey
  3. Acts of Faith. St Mary's Parish Denton - the first hundred years

    Tom Trotter. Published by the parish to celebrate its centenary.

  4. Buildings of the University

    Williams, A.
    The Manchester Metropolitan University
  5. Bury Alive

    Bury Civic and Amenity Society
  6. CIS. Commemorative brochure on occasion of the opening.

    Publicity Department, Co-operative insurance Society Ltd. CWS Printing Works, Reddish
  7. City of Manchester: Wythenshawe

    Walk and tour notes. The Thirties Society
  8. County Borough of Manchester Development Plan (inc. Amendemnts 1-4)

    City of Manchester.
  9. FRAM: Recent Contracts

    Manchester, FRAM Group Limited.
  10. Imperial War Museum North

    The Trustees of the Imperial War Museum.
  11. Leach Rhodes and Walker. Architects and Town Planning Consultants

    Leach Rhodes and Walker.
  12. Manchester Airport. A fully illustrated handbook and souvenir of an international airport.

    Manchester City Council Airport Committee & Protel.
  13. Manchester and District Planning Exhibition 1945

    Pamphlet to accompany exhibition. Printed by Henry Blacklock and Co. Ltd., Albert Square, Manchester.
  14. Manchester Free Trade Hall: commemorative brochure

    Manchester Municipal Information Bureau.
  15. Manchester Medical School

    Alan Ward PR Services, Manchester.
  16. Market Place Development

    Information sheet, July 1976. City Planning Department.
  17. St. Francis of Assisi. Newall Green Parish Church

    Walker, J (photographer), Printed by William Harris & Sons Ltd., Rusholme, Manchester.
  18. St. Mary's Leyland

    Booklet produced when the church was new.

  19. St. Mary's Leyland 1964 Silver Jubilee 1989

  20. The Arndale Development

    Information sheet, Jan 1976. City Planning Department.
  21. The Development of Merseyway

    A Stockport Local Studies Library Information Pack. Southern, P. Stockport MBC.
  22. The Lowry Centre Salford

    Salford City Council.
  23. The New Town Hall Darlington

    To commemorate the opening of the new Town Hall, Darlington by Her Royal Highness The Princess Anne on the 27th May, 1970.

  24. The Ring: the Manchester and Salford ring road: a relief route for the regional centre.

    Manchester City Council, Salford Council.
  25. Thoroughly modern Manchester

    Walk and tour notes. The Twentieth Century Society.
  26. University of Manchester. Mathematics Building

    Commemorative Brochure. Malpass, J. C. L. (designer). Printed by Mather Bros.