A Bit Of History

architect: L.C Howitt & Manchester City Architects Dept.

completed: 1960

name: Hollings Faculty (a.k.a. Toastrack)

current owner: Manchester Metropolitan University

use: Undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in food, clothing, hospitality

Named after pioneer educator Elsie Hollings

Leonard Howitt at his desk (second from the front), image courtesy of Ed and Alison Livesey.

One thought on “A Bit Of History

  1. Fascinating. Grew up in its shadow, that and Owens Park Tower. Have a recurring dream / nightmare that I’m stood on the roof on a rainy windswept night, holding on to the railings for fear of being blown off.

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